COVID-19 Update

Last Update: Tuesday, December 1, at 9:30 am

At the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, people are our most important asset. We place a premium on the health and wellbeing of our staff as well as the community we serve. In order to help minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Internship Program for Spring and Summer of 2021 is currently on hold.  Please check back during this evolving situation. We thank you for your understanding.


Internship Opportunities

The Sheriff’s Office Internship Program is designed to allow college students an opportunity to observe law enforcement operations, learn more about the law enforcement environment and be mentored by trained professionals.  In addition, the Interns will learn about and participate in the various agency functions.

Internships at our Crime Lab provide mutual benefit for the intern and our lab, through original experiments, secondary research projects and/or general laboratory tasks. For more information about our Crime Lab internship opportunities, click here.

Internship Duties

  • Complete an assigned research paper by the end of the internship
  • Experience numerous areas of service within the Sheriff’s Office
  • Participate in police ride-a-long opportunities

Minimum Requirements

  • Be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Enrolled in a college or university.
  • Earning college credits through the internship.
  • Pass the interview, polygraph examination and background checks.
  • Sign liability waivers.

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete the application (Send the completed application to Deputy Vrabac-Harris)
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Polygraph Examination
  4. Background Investigation

If you are interested in obtaining more information on our Internship Program please contact Deputy Vrabac-Harris.

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