Talbot County Sheriff's Department
We are currently looking for experienced certified Police Officers as well as entry-level applicants.
Please download and complete an application and submit to Captain John Bollinger at 28712 Glebe Rd. Suite 1 Easton, MD 21601
The hiring process for Deputy Sheriff Recruit candidates is designed to help select those applicants who are most qualified. The candidate must successfully complete each step of the following in order to advance to the next stage.
Polygraph & Background Investigation
Medical & Psychological Examinations
Physical Ability Test: You will be evaluated based on a standardized set of criteria. The standards are as follows:
The candidate must achieve the following minimum score:
MALE SIT-UP FLEX Push-Ups 1 ½ MILE RUN
20-29 38 16.5 in. 29 12:51
30-39 35 15.5 in. 24 13:36
40-49 29 14.3 in. 18 14:29
50-59 24 13.3 in. 13 15:26
20-29 32 19.3 in. 15 15:26
30-39 25 18.3 in. 11 15:57
40-49 20 17.3 in. 09 16:58
50-59 14 16.8 in. 08 17:54
Upon the completion of all the above-listed steps, the candidate’s employment package will be submitted to the Administrative Commander. The Administrative Commander will ensure a comprehensive review is conducted on all elements of the process. The Administrative Commander will then recommend to the Sheriff the candidate(s) most qualified for the position of Deputy Sheriff Recruit. The Sheriff will then make the final review and selection.
The selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete an approved Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) accredited Police Academy during their first year of employment.
Anyone interested in a career as a Deputy Sheriff with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office should contact us at (410) 822-1020 for an employment application.