The Sedgwick County sheriff’s office has lowered the age requirement for detention deputies.    People 18 years and older will be eligible to apply for the position.

In a press release, the sheriff’s office said the decision was made to expand the hiring pool.  Applicants will have to pass a written test, a physical test, a drug test, polygraph and a background check.

The previous age requirement was 21.

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