Begin your career at the Platte County Detention Facility

The position of Corrections Officer for the Platte County Sheriff’s Department shall act as a direct link between the facility and those incarcerated there.  This position requires the officer to carry out all daily duties as designated by policy and procedure and those assigned by superior officers. 


  1. Must be nineteen (19) years of age.

  2. Must be a citizen of the United States.

  3. Must be of good character, so as to be free of any convictions of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a state or federal penitentiary for a term of one (1) year or more, or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude, or from which a pardon has not been received.

  4. Must possess a High School Diploma or possess a certificate which certifies an educational development of at least a high school graduation level (GED).

  5. Must meet any and all other requirements as specified by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

  6. Must meet requirements as established by the Platte County Sheriff’s Office Merit Commission Rules.