The Sheriff's Office is currently not recruiting Sheriff Cadets at this
time. You may still submit an application. Please note it will be held until a
sufficient amount of vacant positions open up.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office Cadet Unit is comprised of aspiring young adults ranging in age from 14 and in high school up to 20 years old. Sheriff Cadets are taught the fundamentals of law enforcement and experience hands-on training from some of the very best instructors in the field.
Some material and topics you learn:
- · Basic handcuffing and search techniques
- · Subject control tactics
- · Standard and felony traffic stops
- · Domestic violence response
- · Criminal Law
- · Residential and commercial building searches and clearing techniques
- · Drug and weapon recognition and retention
Oakland County Sheriff Cadets are responsible for participating in volunteer work and training details such as parades, child fingerprinting programs, and any other event deemed necessary by The Sheriff.
The Oakland County Sheriff Cadet Unit also offers a Deputy Shadow Program for qualified Cadets within the Unit. This gives Cadets a one-on-one experience with different law enforcement professionals and special units within the Sheriff's Office that may cater toward future interests of the Cadets.
The Oakland County Sheriff's Office Cadet Unit provides top tier learning opportunities and experiences while creating lasting relationships with active law enforcement professionals.
For general questions and recruitment contact Ryan Tottingham at: email@example.com or 248.858.2102
Send completed applications to Sgt. Ritchie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To download an application to become a Cadet, please click HERE