Reserves Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Harris County Sheriff's Office Reserve Deputy. This is a NON-PAID position. Please complete the form below to begin your application. If you are seeking full-time paid employment, visit This system is designed to accept 1 online application per year.

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Background Information
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Position Desired  
Applicant Information
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Middle Name  
Last Name  
Contact Information
Street Address  
Zip Code  
Home Phone Number  
Work Phone Number  
Email Address  
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Personal Information
Date of Birth  
Social Security Number
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Highest Level Of Education  
Other Information
How did you learn about this Job Opportunity?  
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Have you ever been convicted of an offense (excluding minor traffic violations)?
Have you applied in the past or ever been employed by the
Harris County Sheriff's Office?
Are you willing to work any shift assigned to you?    
I am a United States citizen  
Deputy and Detention Officer Applicants
Please check all that apply
30 Completed semester hours of college credit  
2 Years paid full-time peace officer  
2 Years military with honorable discharge  
The Harris County Sheriff’s Department recognizes its responsibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act not to discriminate against either prospective or current employees who are disabled. We therefore accept applications for employment from all qualified candidates and are prepared to make reasonable accommodations (with 72 hours written notice) in situations where an undue hardship is not imposed upon the Department.
The Harris Count Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
The information you have provided will be used to run a criminal history check. Federal regulations require that ethnic background information be maintained by this Department, and that this ethnic background information will not be used as a basis for employment. Thank you.


About Us

The Harris County Sheriff's Office, founded in 1837, is the largest sheriff's office in Texas and the third largest in the United States. The HCSO has over 4600 employees and 200 reservists dedicated to ensuring the safety of over 4.1 million residents who call Harris County home. Harris County encompasses 1788 square miles (1729 land) and includes forty-one incorporated municipalities.

Core Values

Merit and maintain the public’s trust.
Embrace and deliver professional service.
Protect our citizens with honor and courage.
Exemplify ethical conduct at all times.
Develop, encourage, and care for our Sheriff’s Office family.


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Houston, TX 77002
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