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The Madison County Sheriff’s Office will be accepting applications for Part Time Reserve

Deputies beginning October 1 st , 2016. Applications may be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office, 546

East College Street, Jackson Tn. 38301 or downloaded from the department website

www.mcso-tn.org applications must be completed and returned by Oct. 30 th 2016.


Minimum age- 21, good character references, good work history, US citizen, high school

graduate or GED, no other than honorable military discharges, no convictions of a crime, no

guilty pleas of a crime, no pleas of nolo contendere or no contest to a crime, no felony arrests,

no multiple misdemeanor arrests, and no arrests regarding force, violence, theft, dishonesty,

gambling, liquor, alcohol, or drugs. No history of using Meth, Crack Cocaine, Heroin, PCP, LSD,

Opoid pain drugs, or other illegal drugs, no prescription drug abuse or alcohol abuse. No

excessive traffic violations. No DUI arrests. Do not apply, if you do not meet all of the

conditions above.


After a careful review, applicants may be invited for a personal interview. If selected to

continue in the process, the applicant must successfully pass a background check, a medical

exam, a drug screen, a psychological exam, and approval by the Sheriff to attend The Reserve

Deputy Academy.


The Reserve Deputy Academy consists of more than 80 hours of P.O.S.T. certified law

enforcement training. Classes will begin January 12, 2016 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings

from 6pm -10pm from January through April, with 3 eight hour blocks of training on Saturdays.

Class size will limited to 35 students. Students must be physically able to participate in fitness

training which includes basic exercising and jogging. Students are required to purchase a

department authorized firearm and qualify with the weapon at the end of the training.

Uniforms and other equipment will be furnished upon graduation. Students are required to

attend all training and successfully pass all exams, etc. in order to graduate and be

commissioned as a Part Time Reserve Deputy. Contact Sgt. Joe Gill at 731-988- 3988 if you

have any questions.

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