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Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. If you are passionate about “Duty, Honor, and Service” Your future is here.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office was establish in 1861 and has grown from a one man office to a highly skilled and advanced law enforcement agency.

The Sheriff’s Office is the fastest growing law enforcement agency in Johnson County and is presently comprised of more than 500 sworn officers and a support staff of approximately 150 employees.

With a full range of public safety duties, the Sheriff’s Office provides the highest level of law enforcement services to the citizens of Johnson County.

The Sheriff’s Office has careers opportunities in the following areas:

Those career opportunities come in a wide variety of assignments:

  • Administrative Bureau
    • Fiscal
    • Professional Standards Unit (PSU)
    • Public Information Officer (PIO)
  • Detention Bureau
    • New Century Adult Detention Center
    • Olathe Central Booking facility
  • Operations Bureau
    • Road Patrol
    • Directed Patrol
    • Warrants
    • Investigations
  • Judicial Services and Communications Bureau
    • Civil
    • Communications
    • Courthouse Security
  • Support Services Bureau
    • Personnel
    • Training
    • Research and Planning
    • Central Records
    • Fleet Management
    • Property and Evidence
  • Criminalistics Laboratory
    • Biology / DNA
    • Latent Prints
    • Controlled Substances
    • Trace Evidence
    • CSI
    • Firearms / Toolmarks
    • Digital Multi-Media
    • Toxicology

For more information, please contact the Personnel Division at:

  • 913-715-5511
  • Toll free 1-866-262-3744
  • Sheriff’s Office Operations Building, 27747 W. 159th, New Century, KS 6606

Directions to our location:

  1. Take I-35 South to exit 210, which is the Gardner, Kansas exit
  2. Go West to Moonlight Road, which is the third stop light
  3. Go North (right) to 159th Street
  4. Go East (right) 1 block, the entrance to the facility is plainly marked "FRED ALLENBRAND CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX"
  5. Make a right turn into the facility, Personnel Division is on the second floor of the Sheriff’s Operation Building (smaller building)

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Last updated: 4/3/2017 8:52:58 AM