Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Accepting Applications

(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for future hiring for the position of merit deputy.

General Information

  • Base pay of $41,941.00/year
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid overtime
  • Compensatory pay
  • 40 hour work week
  • Take home car
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance available
  • Eight PTO days after six months of employment
  • All uniforms and equipment furnished by the department


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 21 years old at the time of employment
  • Must pass a standard written examination
  • Must be able to pass Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical standards
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation
  • Must pass two oral interviews
  • Must be able to pass a medical and psychological examination
  • Must pass a voice stress or polygraph examination


Applications are available at the Sheriffs Department located at 1420 I Street, Bedford, IN 47421 or online at