Detention Division – Correctional Deputy

Hagerstown, MD
Washington County Sheriff

Entry-level: $51,376

Lateral: $53,976

$5,000 sign-on bonus with a signed 3-year contract. $2,500 after the first three months of employment and the additional $2, 500 after one year of employment.

The Detention Division’s primary responsibility is the care and confinement of persons committed to the Washington County Detention Center.

Detention Deputies have no police authority and are responsible for managing the inmate population in all facets of daily activities, including controlling inmate movement, monitoring recreation, visiting privileges, performing searches, and assisting inmates in solving problems.

Some specialized assignments within the Detention Division are:

  • Transportation Unit
  • Intake Office
  • Home Detention Program
  • Work Release Program
  • Central Booking
  • Inmate Services
  • Inmate Classification
  • Inmate Accounts