Deputy Sheriff- Patrol

Andover, MN
Anoka County Sheriff

Salary: $76,065 ($36.57 per hour).

Essential Functions:

  • Responds 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.


  • Must be licensed by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officers Standards and Training or be eligible to be licensed by start date of employment.
  • 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 police officer.
  • Must undergo a thorough physical and psychological examination and successfully pass a thorough background investigation.