Come join the Geary County Sheriff’s Posse Program!
As a volunteer with the Sheriff’s Office Posse you will be able to assist Deputies with traffic enforcement, crime scene security, prisoner transport, search and rescue and much more! All applicants must be 18 years of age or older with no felony or domestic violence convictions.
For further information, contact Lt. Thad Jones or look for us at any of the community events.
Everything a Posse member does is completely at their own leisure with very minimal quarterly working / training hour requirements. Posse members volunteer when they are able to, around their daily life schedule. Support the Sheriff’s Office by volunteering your time by performing an array of duties.
Posse members conduct “ride-a-longs” with Patrol Deputies and assist with various duties to include; traffic control, search and seizure, search and rescue, lake patrol operations, warrant executions, response to critical incidents and community service events, among many other aspects of the Agency. Posse members support Patrol and Corrections through proper training as well as being able to bring knowledge and experience from their own jobs to better assist the Sheriff’s Office and the community.
Conduct “ride-a-longs” with Patrol Deputies, assisting the Deputy with enforcing law and protecting life and property. When directed by a Deputy, may secure prisoners, search for contraband and control accident scenes. Other functions may include call outs for critical incidents and search and rescue operations. Posse members are able to bring their personal horses, ATV’s and other equipment to support these and other related duties.
Ride with patrol Deputies on any of the shifts. Attend monthly meetings and training events to meet required quarterly hours requirements. Serve as a first responder to accident scene and critical incidents. Secure and protect crime scenes. Respond to calls for assistance from neighboring agencies. Maintain a working knowledge of all applicable Federal, State and local laws. Assist Deputies with the service of warrants and civil litigation. Maintain a clean serviceable uniform and when time and training allows, patrol vehicle. May be required to attend court. Assist Detectives in gathering of evidence, photographs and execution of search warrants. Drive patrol vehicles when directed to. Many more functions not listed.
There are no physical requirements to be a member of the Sheriff’s Posse. However, members must be able to meet certain requirements to perform specific duties. If desiring to ride on patrol or other related duties, must be able to meet physical requirements as outlined in department policy.
Be a part of our winning team and support your community.
As a volunteer with the Sheriff’s Office Posse you will be able to assist Deputies with traffic enforcement, crime scene security, prisoner transport, search and rescue and much more! Must be 18 years of age or older with no felony or domestic violence convictions. For further information, contact Sgt. Thad Jones or look for us at any of the community events.