Detention Officer

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Full Time

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November 6, 2020, 7:00:00 AM

About the job

Requirements for Detention Officer:

Job Description for Detention Officer:

Officers will be required to perform all duties that are associated with maintaining security of the facility and the safeguarding of inmates assigned to the Detention Center. These duties include, but are not limited to, accountability of inmates, transportation, roving patrols, searches of living areas, issuing supplies, serving meals, and in-processing new receptions.


  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must have either a high school diploma or GED

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Must have never been convicted of a felony or violent misdemeanor

  • Must undergo a drug screen

  • Must undergo a background check


  • Paid medical, dental and life insurance.

  • Short and long term disability.

  • 40 hours paid vacation every six months.

  • 8 hours sick leave every month.

  • Uniforms and equipment issued at no cost to the employee.

  • State Retirement System.

  • Nationwide Savings Plan

  • Current salary is $1,907.00 monthly.

About us

The Comanche County Detention Center has various job categories that are required to operate and maintain the facility, such as security, food service, clerical and medical. The Comanche County Detention Center is committed to hiring only the best qualified applicants for these positions.


315 SW 5th St, Lawton, OK 73501, USA