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Denton County - Denton, TX
Researches and reviews compiled resource information to corroborate and substantiate candidates background investigation....
3 days ago
County of El Paso - El Paso, TX
Organizational Relationships Reports to: Lieutenant Directs: This is a non-supervisory position Other: Has frequent contact with other county employees, federal, state, and city agencies, law enforcement...
4 days ago
County of Bexar - San Antonio, TX
Justice, Law Enforcement or related field and three (3) years government compliance activities or grants application/management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge of...
8 days ago
Webb, County of (TX) - Victoria, TX
Current or prior experience with a criminal justice agency in dealing with criminal information is desirable....
9 days ago
County of El Paso - El Paso, TX
enforcement, and the general public...
11 days ago
Tarrant County - Fort Worth, TX
Three (3) years of related law enforcement experience as a patrol officer, investigator, warrant officer, or judicial services officer with the Tarrant County Sheriffs Office....
30+ days ago
County of Bexar - San Antonio, TX
Must be able to make criminal justice inquiries on suspects to determine if wanted and making arrest when appropriate Must be able to prepare detailed incident reports Must be able to enforce traffic...
30+ days ago
Harris County - Houston, TX
Make a career in Law Enforcement with us! Requirements Click here to view and apply for all positions with HCSO General Information Need assistance with your NeoGov applicant login?...
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Texas

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Sheriff Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Sheriff Legitimacy, Procedural Justice & Community Relations
This webinartakes an in-depthlook into the independentpower,role andduties in theOffice of Sheriff in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia and Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Four...

Learn to play "I Shot the Sheriff" on the Steel Drum!
This is a fun course that will enable you to play a very laid-back, beachy, fun, tropical song on a Steel Drum (or even a Steel Drum app) for your friends and family.You will learn the notes to...

De-escalation for Law Enforcement
This course is geared towards law enforcement. It presents different techniques and communication skills an officer can use to de-escalate a situation without compromising officer safety.This...

Salary for Sheriff Jobs in Texas

This is the average annual salary for Sheriff jobs in Texas as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Sheriff positions.

Highest Education Level

Sheriffs in Texas offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (34.1%)
  • High School or GED (24.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.9%)
  • Master's Degree (7.8%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Sheriffs in Texas
  • None (60.3%)
  • Less than 1 year (21.6%)
  • 1-2 years (10.4%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 6-8 years (1.1%)
  • 8-10 years (1.1%)

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