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Patrol Deputy

Want a full-time, recession-proof job where you only work 14 days per month on average? Consider a career at the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

All Patrol Deputies with Bradley County Sheriff’s Office are certified through the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission.   

Patrol Deputies are responsible for the peacekeeping, and the protection of the people and property within Bradley County. They enforce the criminal and traffic laws of the State of Tennessee, are required to make court appearances, produce accurate and timely investigations and reporting of incidents, and are required to be academy trained and certified.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older

  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Must not have been convicted of domestic violence or a felony crime

  • Experience preferred but not required


Wages & Benefits

  • $43,000 starting salary

  • ​$43,600 with a Associate's Degree​

  • $44,200 with a Bachelor's Degree

  • $44,500 with a Master's Degree

  • State TCRS Hybrid retirement plan

  • Free employee medical insurance

  • 14-day work month (average)

  • Vacation, holiday & sick time benefits

  • Paid time off

  • Paid training

  • Annual In-service training pay (when requirements are met) 

  • Cost of Living Increases

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Stable employment


The Bradley County Sheriff's Office describes its culture as:

  • Team-oriented

  • Detail-oriented

  • Safety-focused

  • Stable employment

NOTE: Applicants will be redirected to an online application via our website, For best results, please be thorough and pay close attention to the details when filling out the application for employment.

Or apply following the steps below:


Download an application for any of the above employment opportunities by clicking here.


Fill out the application in its entirety and provide all necessary documentation listed on the front page.


Fax your completed application to

423-728-7312, scan and email as an attachment by clicking here OR hand deliver to the Sheriff's Office.

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