The Cherokee County Sheriffs’ Office is accepting applications for Part-Time employment in the following areas within the agency: 

  • Detention Officer
  • Transport Officer

Training & Standards

Deputy Sheriff and Detention Officer positions are state certified positions that require extensive training. Requirements can be reviewed online:

All positions require an extensive background investigation as well as a pre-employment drug screening.

Please contact Deborah Angel, Administrative Assistant to the Sheriff at 828-837-2589, ext. 415 for additional information.

Victim Advocate Response Team Unit

The Victim Advocate Response Team Unit was established to meet the high demand of Victim Advocacy after regular business hours. Each team member is trained to provide immediate on-scene services to victims of violent crime and responds for all local law enforcement agencies. The Unit is further equipped with vehicles, pagers, radios, cameras, and information on local resources so that a seamless response to the victim is possible.

The Victim Advocate Unit also coordinates Neighborhood Watch programs throughout the county, as requested. For more information on any of the services provided by this Response Team Unit, please call 828-837-2589 and ask for Stephanie Thompson (ext 404.)