Press Release

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid driver’s license.

Applicants must reside in Bartholomew County, or a surrounding county, within one year of employment.

Patrol salary range: $51,719 - $66,200 based on a 20-year matrix.

Excellent benefits package: take home car program, health insurance, sheriff’s pension, incentive pay for shift assignment, military and special assignments.

To apply, visit: and complete an online application.

Applications must be submitted by Dec. 1st.

Inquiries should be directed to Captain Brandon Slate at 812-565-5941 or

BCSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer