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A photo of Sheriff Michelle Cook in her office

There’s nothing more fulfilling than a career serving others. Here at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, we offer a variety of career paths and opportunities to help you further your professional goals. 

Whether you’re looking to serve as a deputy on patrol, a deputy in detention, or among our talented team of support staff, Clay County is the perfect place to start and finish your career. Reach out to us anytime, and I hope you’ll consider joining the CCSO family!

Sincerely, Sheriff


Career Opportunities


Support Staff

An image of one of our Detention Deputies


Why Clay County?

Clay County, located in Northeast Florida, is the perfect place to call home for those who love nature and the outdoors, boasting some of the region’s best golf courses, public parks and more than 46 square miles of lakes and rivers. Click the link below to learn more about why our county is the perfect place to live, work, and play.

Florida Police Academy Information

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The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is a drug-free workplace and an equal-opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.

We proudly honor Veterans’ Preference.

CEO Judson Sapp and Clay County Sheriff Michelle Cook

Judson Sapp hosts Clay County Sheriff Michelle Cook to discuss law enforcement issues. From the latest breaking news to cold cases, we answer the questions you have always wanted to ask. Tune in weekly!