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Laramie County Sheriff’s Office offering $5,000 sign-on bonus for Detention Deputies

The Laramie County Comissioners have approved of a sign on bonus for new candidates.

Laramie County Sheriff Vehicles (Lisa Hushbeck/Cap City News)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — At the request of Sheriff Brian Kozak and the administrative staff of the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office, Laramie County commissioners approved a $5,000 sign-on bonus for detention deputies.

Candidates selected as detention deputies will now receive a $5,000 hiring bonus.

The starting pay for someone with no experience, when you add in holiday pay and briefing time, totals up to around $62,000 a year. Applicants with prior experience can start out making a total of almost $74,000 a year.

The minimum age to apply to be a detention deputy is 18. If an 18-year-old is hired, they can retire at age 38.