Four Detention Officer Graduates on Friday 8/4 in Kingman

Pictured left to right:  Michael Powell, Gage Meister, Paul Longstreath, Stephen Wood and Sheriff Doug Schuster.


Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster congratulated and welcomed a class of four Detention Officer Graduates on Friday, August 4, 2017, in Kingman.  The graduation class included Paul Longstreath, Gage Meister, Stephen Wood and Michael Powell.  The graduates successfully completed 4 weeks of academy training and will now undergo an additional 5 weeks of field training.  Before becoming a detention officer these recruits participated in a 1 day testing process, which included a written examination, a physical agility test and an interview before a three-member panel.  The next Detention Officer Recruit testing process is scheduled for October 16, 2017.  Anyone interested in becoming a Detention Officer, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or the Mohave County Human Resources at (928) 753-0736 or visit our website at