Andover, MN
Anoka County Sheriff's Office

$65,665.00 – $92,414.00 Annually

Come join our team where you can serve the Anoka County Community while enjoying the perks of work life balance

About The Position

We are inviting professional and positive individuals to join the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff, where our members follow our mission, “To protect and serve the community in a manner that preserves the public trust.” The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office promotes teamwork, fosters a positive working environment, and maintains a reputation and tradition of excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities
These examples are not all inclusive and are intended to be illustrative of primary responsibilities of an Anoka County DEPUTY.

  • Respond to calls for assistance by citizens in distress or other public safety agencies within Anoka County.
  • Enforce all laws including, but not limited to, county/city ordinances, state and federal laws and statutes, traffic laws, and motor vehicle regulations.
  • Conduct preliminary investigation of crimes and accidents and provide follow-up investigative work as needed.
  • Respond promptly to motor vehicle, home, firearm, and recreation accidents; and medical emergencies such as sudden illness and accidental deaths.
  • Administer first aid and CPR until medical personnel arrive on the scene.
  • Transport prisoners, psychiatric patients, and inebriated patients to and from jails, hospitals, detoxification centers, and other jurisdictions.
  • Provide courtroom security and maintain discipline in courtrooms.
  • Patrol streets, roads, highways, snowmobile trails, lakes, and rivers to ensure compliance with laws by observing suspicious cars, persons, or actions.
  • Conduct sales of real estate and personal property in accordance with foreclosure and lien laws.
  • Perform various administrative and specialty assignments as directed; prepare accurate and complete logs, records, and reports.
  • Prepare court testimony and testify in court regarding investigation procedures, information, and evidence collected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officers Standards and Training or be eligible to be licensed by January 31, 2023.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must possess a valid Minnesota Driver’s License (or be eligible to obtain such).
  • Must never have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must successfully complete an oral examination demonstrating possession of skills necessary to the accomplishment of the duties and functions of a peace officer.
  • Must be able to credibly testify in court.
  • Must abide by all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Must pass a job-related examination of physical strength and agility consistent with the duties of a police officer.
  • Must undergo a thorough physical and psychological examination and successfully pass a thorough background investigation.