General Job Description

Each of the following duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Sheriff are performed on an on-going basis. The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not necessarily limited to:

Enforcing the laws of the County and all other pertinent local, state and federal laws;

Managing and overseeing the custody and care of prisoners and new arrests;

Escorting prisoners from jail to the courthouse or other facilities;

Patrolling an assigned area checking doors, windows and examining premises of unoccupied buildings or residences in order to detect any suspicious conditions;

Investigating suspicious conditions, complaints and making arrests of persons who violate the law;

Making traffic arrests and issuing citations to those who break traffic laws, aiding motorists and investigating traffic accidents;

Assisting in cases of fire, accidents, rescues, hazardous materials, and disorders in assigned areas as directed.

Restoring order, regulating traffic and preparing necessary reports;

Conducting investigations of serious crimes and accidental deaths;

Preserving the scene of a crime and interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects;

Follow-up leads and presenting cases to the County Attorney’s Office;

Serving warrants, subpoenas, and legal papers;

Handling and supervising evictions, performing repossessions and placing liens as necessary;

Appear in court as an arresting officer;

Assisting on medical calls with CPR and first aid;

Maintain records and prepare reports;

Perform all other related duties as assigned.

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