Police & Courts

Adams County Sheriff's Office seeks applicants for corrections officers

BY THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Feb. 13, 2020 10:30 pm

QUINCY -- The Adams County Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for corrections officers.

Applications are available at the sheriff's office or its website. Application deadline is March 3.

Applicants must pass a background check and take a written exam on March 4.

For more information, call the office at 217-227-2200.

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