Chaves County Sheriff Mike Harrington posting a message on Facebook, saying a number of people showed up last weekend to test for the SHeriff exam. After doing the physical testing, candidates returned to the building to take the written exams. The easiest way to apply for the CHaves County SHeriff’s Office is from the county’s website. Click on the applications tab and then click on deputy sheriff. APplications can be submitted online every five weeks.