About the Daviess County Sheriff Department

Sheriff Cain and Deputy Frank Howard examining evidence 
CITY POPULATION
  • 55,459
COUNTY POPULATION 
  • Approximately, 37,601 

DAVIESS CO TOTAL POPULATION

  • 92,060

PATROL AREA 
  • 483 Square Miles 
TAX COLLECTION 
  • Approximately $37 Million (Collection rate of 99+%)
OVERSEE All Elections Civil Process, EPO, DVO, Evictions, etc. 
83 TOTAL PERSONNEL

NON SWORN 

  • 7 Office Personnel 
SWORN 
  • 3 Administration / Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Chief Financial Officer  
  • 4 CID
  • 2 Narcotics 
  • 24 Patrol 
  • 3 K9 Units
  • 2 School Resource Officers
  • 22 Court Security
  • 5 Full Timer Court Security  
  • 1 Part Time Civil process & Transport 
STARTING SALARY 
  • Deputy / $31,680 +3,100 Incentive 
  • Educational incentive - $500 for A.S. Degree and $1000 for B.S. Degree
  • 100 % Health Care Insurance Paid 
  • Take Home Fleet 
  • Hazardous Duty Retirement 
  • Vacation Days After 1st year (Plus holidays) 
  • 2 Weeks After 2nd Year (Plus holidays) 

  • 6 Sick Days & 2 Personal Days Per Year
  • 3 Weeks after 10 years (Plus holiday)
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* Last update 04/11/2005