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sheriff's reserve

Reserve Deputy Sheriff's enjoy the challenges and excitement offered by Law Enforcement, as well as the satisfaction of providing a worthwhile community service. The Fulton County Sheriff's Reserve is comprised of men and women who volunteer their time to serve the community and the Sheriff's Office. The Reserve Deputies work with various law enforcement agencies and charities throughout the State of Georgia.


Our Reserve Deputies work in every division of the Sheriff's Office and their duties include, but are not limited to Civil Service, Warrants, Courts, Jail, Crowd Control, and Charitable events.


Our reserve deputies maintain the same annual training requirements as full-time members of the agency. The Reserve also staffs a Training Unit which trains members of our office, as well as law enforcement officers from other agencies throughout the State of Georgia. The citizens of Fulton County and the Fulton County Sheriff, invite you to consider a second career with one of the nation's finest law enforcement reserve units.


The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is constitutionally created to:

1. Maintain the Fulton County Jail;

2. Provide services needed and directed by the Court Systems;

3. Provide support and educational services to the community as a method of preventing and reducing crime;

4. Enforce the laws of the State of Georgia.



If you meet the qualifications and would like to begin or continue your law enforcement career with a proactive law enforcement agency that considers being professional, courteous, efficient and effective as the way to operate an agency, then we want you to join our team.



  • Must be at least 25 years of age at the time of application for membership
  • Must be in good physical and mental health with no disabling physical condition
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license
  • Must possess a United States High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • United States Citizenship required
  • Must not have history of criminal or improper personal conduct that may affect suitability for police work
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must pass polygraph

If you can meet our requirements, and if you want to serve your community in an exciting and rewarding way, then the Fulton County Sheriff invites you to become a Reserve Deputy Sheriff and be a vital and active member of Georgia's largest Sheriff's Office.



The primary purpose of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Internship Program is to provide students with an opportunity to integrate academic learning with hands-on experience in law enforcement. The Sheriff’s Office looks to provide internships that offer experiences that will sustain and further develop the skills that students will use, to assume leadership roles in the field of law enforcement. Where applicable, students may be able to apply knowledge acquired in the classroom with practical experience from their internship placement.

This is an unpaid Internship Program designed to offer practical experience and application for college students.

Internship Eligibility Requirements

  1. The student must provide evidence that they have met the University or College’s criteria for eligibility in the school’s program. 
  2. The student must complete the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Internship Information Sheet, Fulton County Application and NCIC/GCIC History Request. 
  3. The student must complete the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Intern’s Assumptions of Risk and Waiver of Liability. 
  4. Intern will complete a criminal background check and drug test

Required Documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card

Students interested in applying for an internship should fill out the internship application and return it to the contact person listed in the "List of Partners" document below. If the student's school is not listed, please call 404-612-9166.