Becoming a Member of the Sheriff's Office

Thank you for your expressed interest in the Calvert County Sheriff's Office. As you consider a law enforcement career with our agency, you have the opportunity to become a member of one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the nation. Below are the requirements, application and selection processes for the position of deputy sheriff. For civilian opportunities, please visit the Calvert County government employment page.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be 21 years of age upon graduation from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy.
  • Applicants must be of good moral character and reputation.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license.
  • Applicants must have U.S. citizenship.
  • Applicants must possess a high school diploma. or equivalent, accepted by the Maryland Department of Education.

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