Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Proudly serving the citizens of Jefferson County, Kentucky

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Property Tax

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is the primary property tax collector for State, Metro Louisville, Urban Service District, Jefferson County Public School, Suburban Fire, and other special district taxes.

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Civil Process

The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the expedient service/execution of all court-ordered documents directed to the Sheriff of Jefferson.

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Court Security

By order of KRS chapter 70.140, the Sheriff or a deputy, shall attend and keep order in any court of justice and shall obey the orders of said courts.

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Auto Inspection

Kentucky law requires all vehicles purchased in another state to be inspected by the Sheriff.

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Criminal Division

The critical and timely service of 7,000 protective and domestic violence orders received annually, is of the highest priority

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Conceal & Carry

The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the processing of all CCDW paperwork and acts as a facilitator for the State on the issuance of CCDW licenses from the Kentucky State Police.

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Striving for Excellence

JCSO offers a unique way to serve your community by protecting others, interacting with the public, becoming part of the tight-knit group of brothers and sisters in law enforcement and having fun while doing it!

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Now Hiring: Telecommunicators

A Telecommunicator operates in our multi-agency dispatch center communicating with our deputies and other municipalities to ensure their safety while also fielding the public's requests.

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Now Hiring: Seasonal / Temporary Tax Phone Room

This position answers phone calls concerning current year tax bills, processes tax payment checks, researches payment applications and other clerical responsibilities from mid-October thru April 30th.

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"As a Sheriff, I recognize that I am given a special trust and confidence by the citizens I serve. This trust and confidence is my bond to ensure that I shall behave and act according to the highest personal and professional principles. In furtherance of this pledge, I will abide by the following Code of Ethics: I SHALL ENSURE that my employees and I, in the performance of our duties, will enforce and administer the law according to the principles of the United States."

- Sheriff John E Aubrey