Sworn Positions

Deputy Sheriff Trainee

The Deputy Sheriff Trainee is the entry-level position for those who have not yet attended a California POST-certified academy. The academy is a six-month-long process and is the first step in your law enforcement career.

Deputy Sheriff Academy Complete

The Deputy Sheriff Academy Complete is for those who have completed a POST-certified academy but have not completed a full year of law enforcement employment where they would have earned a California POST Basic Certificate.

Specialized Assignments

VCSO currently offers the following collateral assignments: