Must be a citizen of the United States, be at least 21 years of age, be of good moral character, pass physical/psychological exam, and successfully complete a 168 hour training academy (conducted by the Sullivan County Sheriffs office). You may obtain an application on the Employment Opportunities page of this site or at the records window.
The SCSO Reserve Unit currently has a membership of 37 people. The Reserves provide services to the public at no cost to the county by assisting in the following divisions:
Criminal Investigations Division
Fugitive Apprehension Unit
Security for special events (Bristol Motor Speedway, Fun Fest, etc.)
Reserves volunteer approximately 700-1,100 hours per month. Each officer is required to work eight hours each month and successfully complete 40 hours of in-service training annually. The Reserve Unit is available to any division needing assistance.
For more information, contact:
Sgt. Bo McCready at (423)279-7500 email: email@example.com
Sullivan County Sheriff
P.O. Box 589
Blountville, TN 37617