Pawnee County Sheriff

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Sheriffs UnitThe primary function of the Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office is to protect and serve the citizens of rural Pawnee County Kansas.  This objective is completed through preventative patrol and investigatory methods. The Sheriff’s Office cares for, and maintains the Pawnee County Jail, with a population averaging approximately 11 inmates at any given time and has at times reached 20 inmates.  The Jail only haNoa and Units the capacity of 16 inmate beds. The Sheriff’ s Office has the ultimate responsibility to ensure “civil process” or summons, subpoenas, warrants, and etc. are served to the proper individual in the most appropriate manner by law. The Sheriff’s Office provides security for the Pawnee County Courthouse, often times during court.  The Sheriff’s Office will, and has responded to other emergencies at the Pawnee County Courthouse and within the city of Larned.


Pawnee County is seeking an individual to fill one full-time position as a Sheriff’s Deputy. This position is responsible for performing uniformed deputy patrol duties and enforcing all federal, state and local laws and county resolutions. Requirements: high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas driver’s license with no serious traffic violations, KLETC certification preferred but not required, must pass security background check, medical and psychological exams and drug screening. Those with Brady/Giglio history need not apply. Application and full job description can be picked up at Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office-116 W 8th St, Larned, KS. Salary is DOQ.