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The Craighead County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  1. Each application must be filled out in it's entirety, along with a copy of your birth certificate, and a copy of your high school diploma or GED. 
  2. The background release form must be signed and notarized. 
  3. A comprehensive background investigation will be performed prior to an offer of employment. 
  4. Each applicant must also pass a physical and psychological examination.

A printable copy of our application is linked below. Once completed, turn the application into either the Sheriff’s Office Administration or the Detention Center Administration following the methods provided below. Please wait to sign the application until such time you have been scheduled for an interview. You will then sign your application in front of a notary public. Please bring a form of government issued photo identification with you to your interview.

Craighead County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol:

The Craighead County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol is looking for applicants for a new fresh start-up of this division. Chief Deputy Justin Rolland is asking for persons to apply that hold a good knowledge of horsemanship and have the time and equipment to form an elite division of the Craighead County Sheriff's Department to assist in Search and Rescue. You may download the below application and write "FOR MOUNTED PATROL" at the top of the page.

Craighead County Deputy Sheriff:

The Craighead County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications daily for "Certified Law Enforcement Officer". You may download the preliminary employment application below and deliver it to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office at 901 Willett Rd. Jonesboro, Arkansas, 72401 or mail it to this office at P.O. Box 1352, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403.

To apply, please fill out the application (provided via the link below) and submit that plus a current resume. Your application and resume can be submitted via USPS (901 Willett Road, Jonesboro, AR 72401), in person, our website email, or by sending the information via messenger on our Facebook page.

Employment Application