LASD Careers

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is searching for qualified individuals looking to begin their career in the diverse field of law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff. On this page, you will find all the resources necessary to start your journey to becoming a member of the largest Sheriff’s Department in the country. 

Below, you can find available job openings, benefits, requirements, and stories from existing deputies on why they joined the Department and the option to contact a recruiter directly. We are excited that you are curious about joining the LA County Sheriff’s Department, and we wish you luck on your journey. 

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The LA County Sheriff’s Department has many available job openings, including law enforcement and civilian professional positions. Click above to browse what job openings are available to apply to for the general public and existing employees seeking promotion.

The two most common questions we typically field are: “What is the salary for a Deputy Sheriff in LA County?” and “What are the benefits for a Deputy Sheriff in LA County?” Click above to find out the average starting salary and the many benefits the LASD enjoys, such as tuition discounts, health and dental insurance, paid time off, and so much more.

There are several steps in the application process for becoming a Deputy Sheriff in Los Angeles County. The first one is just submitting an online application. Here you will find the entire application process and find relevant links you will need throughout your journey to joining The Department.

Watch videos and hear the real experiences of Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriffs. You might be surprised at the diversity of opportunities in the nation’s largest Sheriff’s Department. Click to learn more about the various ways we serve our community.

There are a few requirements to join the LA County Sheriff’s Department. To make your application process easier, review these conditions first. Do you have questions about specific requirements? Contact a recruiter through the button at the bottom of this page, who can help provide more insight on particular cases.

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There are steps you can take before and during your application process to improve your chances of being accepted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Here you will find physical exam requirements, practice study exams, background check forms, and other preparatory information.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Academy is known as one of the world’s best law enforcement training facilities. The training program encompasses intense physical training, conditioning, defensive tactics, leadership, criminal law, law enforcement tactics, vehicle operations, weapons training, policy and procedures.

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Reserve Forces Detail comprises community members who volunteer their time and energy to fulfill many traditionally handled by full-time Deputy Sheriffs. Our Reserve Deputy Sheriffs undergo the same hiring standards as full-time Deputies and work alongside them to support every aspect of the Department’s operations.

Want to learn more about becoming a Deputy Sheriff? Join us at one of our many LASD recruitment or Community events throughout LA County. 

Do you still have questions about any portion of the application process for becoming a LA County Sheriff’s Department Deputy? Click above. You can find all our FAQs in one spot, itemized by category. If you still have questions, click Contact a Recruiter to get in touch with our recruitment team directly. 

Contact a Recruiter

We are here to help you through each stage of the application process for becoming a Deputy Sheriff for LA County. Click here to contact a recruiter directly to answer any questions about specifics not covered on this site. We look forward to hearing from you today.

Call Us Today at 1-800-A Deputy
(800 233-7889)

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