Internship - The Lake County Sheriff’s Department Re-Entry Program is seeking interns to work with our Department. During this internship, students will learn more about the services provided by the Re-Entry program to assist inmates with a successful transition back into society. Listed below are some of the services the Re-Entry Director, program provides.

·       Assessments

·       Case Management

·       Referral Linkage

·       Court Appearances with Inmates

·       Working with Medical and Mental Health Teams for Placement after Release

·       Grant Research and Writing to Expand the Program

Interested college students, graduate students, or recent graduates should contact Dr. Williams, Lake County Re-Entry, at 219-648-6300 ext. 5430 or by email at lakecountyreentry@gmail.com.


Employment Opportunity - The Lake County Sheriff's Department will begin screening applicants to establish an eligibility list for employment for the position of Probationary Correctional Officer.  Anyone interested in a career in the field of Corrections may download an application below.

Please return applications to:

D Building
Lake County Sheriff's Department
Corrections Division
2293 N. Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307

Click to download application


Volunteer Opportunity - The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is currently recruiting volunteers for the Protective Order Assistance Program, which is designed to assist victims of domestic/family violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  Volunteers must pass a background check and also complete 5 hours of training.  Volunteers will be assigned to work a 4 hour shift in either the Crown Point or Gary Courthouse and select which courthouse they want to work at.  The volunteer will help victims complete the petition for the protective order, develop a safety plan and make them aware of resources available to assist them during this crucial period of their lives.  Click to download application


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