Sheriff's Office Opens Hiring Process for New Officers

Selected candidates will attend an 11 week paid academy...

From Barnstable County Sheriff James Cummings:

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is seeking individuals for the position of Corrections Officer.  Corrections Officers are required to maintain care, custody and control of inmates in a correctional institution for men and women located in Bourne.

Applicants must attain 21 years of age by completion of the academy (April 2020), a high school diploma or equivalent is required, college degree, military service or supervisory experience is desirable.  Applicants must meet the requirements to obtain a pistol permit.  Applicants will be subject to a written exam, physical fitness test, oral board, and complete background check.  A valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required.  Those selected will attend an 11 week academy (paid) in early 2020.

If you are interested in applying for the position of Corrections Officers you must first register for the written entrance exam online at: 

The exam will take place at Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street Extension in Falmouth on September 21, 2019.  You will receive an email with more information after you register online. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on