When you log in to this site in the future, use your email address as your username. Your Driver's License Number will be used to identify you when you arrive at a testing site.


Candidates for entry level positions as a Deputy Sheriffs in Michigan must complete a hiring process before appointment as a Deputy Sheriff. This process can include, but is not limited to written tests, interviews, background investigations, drug tests, psychological and physical examinations to determine the fitness and good moral character of a candidate. While each Sheriff’s Office has developed a hiring process which meets its needs, agencies begin with a written examination.

To assist sheriffs and test takers, the Michigan Sheriffs' Association (MSA) has approved Empco, Inc. to conduct a written examination at various locations throughout the State. The result of this examination is accepted by Sheriffs' Offices in the State of Michigan.

Your score from one test is used by all participating Sheriff’s Offices.

There is a non-refundable fee of $75.00 to take an examination paid by the candidate.

To schedule an appointment to take the entry-level examination, you must first register with us. After registering, you can schedule an exam. You only need to register with us once. After you have registered, you may return later to update your information, schedule additional tests, and review your test scores.

Already Registered in an Empco System? Use your same username and password for this system. There is no need to re-register. You will need to update your information and ensure you meet additional qualifications.


Important Note! Make sure to provide your correct email address. If you do not have an email address, please sign up for free email at gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, or one of any number of other providers before registering with us. Your email address will serve as your username for this web site - be sure to record it for future reference. It is best to NOT use an e-mail address that is affiliated with your school or job as these may potentially be cancelled at a later date. Once created, your email address can only be changed by contacting Empco. See instructions on the information page for updating email.

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