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Supplemental Questionnaire

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Thank you for your interest in the position of Deputy Sheriff II (Lateral), Exam #23-8604-01.  Applicants for this position are required to submit responses to the following supplemental questions.  Your completed responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to further verify minimum qualifications.  Failure to answer these questions truthfully may result in disqualification from the examination process.


Do you possess the minimum 36 months full-time experience as a Peace Officer in a California law enforcement agency (municipality, Sheriff, Highway Patrol) with a separation date within 12 months of the application date?

If you answered "yes," this experience should be reflected in the "Work History" section of your employment application.

Yes No

Have you successfully completed a certified POST approved basic academy?

Yes No

If you answered "yes" to question #2, please provide the name of the academy and dates of attendance.


Have you attained a POST Basic Law Enforcement certificate?

Yes No

If your POST certificate was renewed, please provide the renewal date.


The following special requirements are noted in the minimum qualifications:

Federal law and County policy requires that certain positions in the class of Deputy Sheriff I/II, which require a commercial driver's license and the performance of duties defined as "safety sensitive" are subject to post-offer/pre-placement/pre-duty, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.

A thorough background investigation will be made of all prospective Deputy Sheriffs. A record of any felony conviction will result in disqualification.

Do you understand these special requirements?


Yes No


Questions #7 through #9 are required in accordance with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, Standard 115.17, 115.117, 115.217, 115.317.


Have you ever engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997)?

Yes No

Have you ever been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?

Yes No

Have you ever been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in question #8?

Yes No

Alameda County has an Employee Referral Incentive Program whereby current employees are recognized monetarily for referring successful applicants for employment into "hard-to-fill" positions.

Were you referred to this position by a current Alameda County employee? If yes, please provide the name of employee, their employee ID# and their Agency/Department. (ALL information must be provided at the time of application to be eligible.) If No, please type in "N/A".

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