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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.

DEPUTY SHERIFF LATERAL TRANSFER

The Deputy Sheriff Lateral Transfer is for those currently employed as California Peace Officers in good standing and possess a California POST Basic Certificate.  

RESERVE DEPUTY SHERIFF

The position of Reserve Deputy Sheriff is one of our volunteer programs within the department. A Reserve Deputy Sheriff must have completed a California POST certified reserve academy. 

2019 TEST DATES ARE EVERY OTHER MONTH ON A SATURDAY:

MARCH 16, MAY 4, JULY 20, SEPTEMBER 7, AND NOVEMBER 16.

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Ventura County Criminal Justice Training Center VIDEO

                    CLICK ON THIS IMAGE TO VIEW VIDEO INTRODUCTION OF THE VENTURA COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING CENTER.