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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Friday January 4th, 2019 :: 04:35 p.m. PST


The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is inviting students to start the academy to become a Detentions Deputy.

Are you looking for a rewarding career? The Kern County Sheriff’s Office will be holding testing beginning on January 8, 2019 for students for our Detentions Deputies Academy. Sign up NOW, this is the only academy this year.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the upcoming STC Detentions CORE Academy 2019-36. This academy will begin on Saturday March 2nd, 2019. Those interested in becoming a self-sponsored student or know any friends and family interested in participating in this upcoming CORE Academy will need begin the Evaluation and Selection Process. 

Review the following flyers regarding the Evaluation & Selection Process and the Student Testing Dates. To schedule your Testing Date, or for more information, please contact the Regional Training Center, 962 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA 93308 at 661.868.1677 or email

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-303-4592

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