Career Information

If you would like to apply for the position of DEPUTY SHERIFF or CORRECTIONAL OFFICER with the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police Department, please obtain an application at the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office or click on the appropriate link below:

Kankakee County Public Safety Building

3000 S. Justice Way Kankakee, IL 60901

815-802-7100

If you have questions regarding the position of DEPUTY SHERIFF, please contact Chief Deputy, Ken McCabe at (815) 802-7154.

If you have questions regarding the position of CORRECTIONAL OFFICER, please contact Chief of Corrections, Chad Kolitwenzew at (815) 802-7215.

Qualifications for the two positions are:

DEPUTY SHERIFF

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • 80 semester hours from an accredited college or university or 80 hours of college credit for lateral applicants
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license
  • Pass a background investigation
  • For a Lateral Applicant, you must have at least one year of law enforcement experience. No written test required. (More information)

Download Application Here

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass a background investigation

Download Application Here