The Division III Jail (William Dickerson Detention Facility) opened in November 1991 and currently has a capacity of 896 beds. This jail is a direct supervision type facility.
Police Officer Job Opening - Now Hiring
We Are Now Hiring Police Officers
Description of Job Duties
Under the direct supervision of a Command Officer, Police Officers perform professional police work for the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. They may be assigned to the Wayne County Jails, Field Services or Court Services Divisions. Functions include: booking, searching and guarding prisoners; maintaining order and guarding judges and juries; providing building security at County facilities; serving civil process; tracing persons; making arrests and performing numerous and diverse law enforcement duties as requested. Police specialized positions receive additional training and compensation. All new hires will be placed in one of the County Jails on any available shift. Employees in this class are required to work mandatory overtime for roll call.