Kathy H. Witt


Sheriff Kathy H. Witt

150 N. Limestone, Suite 265
Lexington, KY 40507
TEL: 859-252-1771
FAX: 859-259-0973
Note: Please copy & paste email address into web-based email.


Now accepting applications through December 26, 2014.

Thank you for your interest in Joining Our Team at the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff! The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff accepts applications for employment on a continual basis in order to fill both current and future positions. You may download an application for employment or pick-up an application at our Office Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM.

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Applying to the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff

Please note, the application is now a fillable pdf, meaning you can type in the boxes on the application, then click the PRINT button to print the application. If you save the application to your computer, it will NOT be filled in. It will only be the blank application. You may then scan and attached the printed application, along with copies of the following data and email to Melony Cox prior to your appointment at the Sheriff's Office.

When submitting an application for employment, you must also supply copies of the following:

  • Your birth certificate
  • Your driver's license
  • Your high school diploma or GED
  • College or other educational diplomas or transcripts
  • , Your DD-214 military discharge papers, if applicable. The DD-214 must indicate "Type of Separation" and "Character of Service".

Please contact Melony Cox, Director of Human Resources, for additional information.

Note: If you have applied within the last 12 months, you need not re-apply, as your applications will already be on file.

All applications must be submitted to:

Office of the Fayette County Sheriff
Attention: Melony Cox
Director of Human Resources
150 North Limestone, Suite 265
Lexington, Kentucky 40507