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A Career in Corrections

The heart of a safe community often starts within the walls of our correctional facilities. At the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office, our Corrections Division is more than just about overseeing detainees; it’s about making a real difference. Dive deep into a career that’s built on integrity, discipline, and an unwavering commitment to community safety. Discover the challenges, rewards, and the true essence of service in a Corrections Career.


Specialized Roles, Unified Purpose

Every deputy in our Corrections Division brings a unique skill set and perspective, but some roles require a specialized touch. From inmate education and rehabilitation programs to high-risk detainee management, our correctional specialties are diverse and crucial. Explore the various avenues within the corrections spectrum and see how each specialty contributes to the bigger picture of community safety and inmate reform.

  • Classification Deputy
  • CNT (Crisis Negotiation Team)
  • Compliance Deputy
  • Court Movement Deputy
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Background Investigator
  • Deputy Grievance Officer
  • Internal Affairs
  • Field Training Officer
  • Programs Deputy
  • SERT (Specialized Emergency Response
  • EMP (Electronic Monitoring Program)


Launch Your Career, Right Here

Starting your law enforcement career at Sonoma County Jail offers a unique blend of hands-on experience, mentorship, and growth opportunities. Here, you’ll hone skills crucial to the field, work alongside seasoned professionals, and be a part of a team dedicated to community safety. It’s not just a job; it’s the first step to a rewarding journey in law enforcement. Join us and make a difference from day one!




Like what you see? Apply now and embark on a fulfilling career in law enforcement as a Correctional Deputy with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.


Few careers offer the variety of opportunity you’ll find with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.