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The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office offers a unique work environment of both rural and urban settings. Though mainly responsible for law enforcement functions outside the Lincoln city limits, Nebraska's capital city of 306,000 residents is a source of activity that is both challenging and rewarding. If you have the desire to be of service to others and are highly motivated, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office can offer a fulfilling, rewarding career.

Deputy Sheriff Application

LSO will accept deputy sheriff applications for lateral candidates from 11/20/2021 through 12/5/2021. Applications are available HERE. Lateral applications are open for candidates who:

  • maintain an active law enforcement certification and are employed and commissioned to exercise law enforcement powers in the state in which the applicant is employed; or
  • maintain an inactive law enforcement certificate but are eligible for a valid, active law enforcement certificate and have only been in an inactive status for ten years or less.

Applicants from outside of the State of Nebraska must also be eligible for reciprocity in the State of Nebraska. Contact Sgt. Drew Bolzer at DBolzer@lancaster.ne.gov if you have questions about the deputy hiring process.

Civilian Career Opportunities

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