Become One of the Few

Sheriff’s Office deputies and professional staff make a difference in our community every day by curbing crime, apprehending criminals, supporting victims, educating residents, and giving back. Our commitment to community policing and our pro-active approach to crime prevention joins our workforce with our citizens to make Jefferson County a safe place to live, learn, work, and play.”

Sheriff Mark Pettway

Sheriff Pettway is a life-long Jefferson County resident who has served in law enforcement officer for over 27 years. Learn More

Sheriff’s Academy

The Sheriff’s Academy is the only law enforcement academy in the state where the curriculum is specifically developed.Learn More