Sheriff’s Department accepting applications for deputy position

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Officials say that applicants must be at least 21-years-old, have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid driver’s license.

Starting salary ranges from $43,738 to $47,738. Benefits include shift differential, longevity pay, military incentive pay, health, vision, and dental insurance, retirement and a take home car.

Applications can be obtained in person at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office or online at

All applications must be received at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office, located at 543 Second Street in Columbus, by March 17.