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Sheriff’s Department

Interested persons should come to Burke County Sheriff’s Office located at 150 Government Drive off of Enola Road. Application packets for Deputy Sheriff and Detention Officer can be obtained at the Records Department in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office. 

The application packet will contain a Burke County application, an application to the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission, and a list of required material to be returned with the completed applications. The checklist also has a contact name and number to set up an appointment once the packet is fully completed or should you have any questions about the process.