The Jail Division manages all facets of housing inmates within the Sheriff’s Office. They are charged with having the knowledge, skills and abilities in key elements in managing inmate behavior in all types of confinement. These key elements include assessing inmates’ risks and needs, assigning inmates to housing, meeting inmates’ basic needs, setting and conveying behavioral expectations, supervising inmates, and keeping inmates productively occupied while maintaining detailed records.  The division is also charged with providing professional development training and education to the office in efforts to enhance the profession.


In accordance with General Orders, a Jailer is a non-commissioned or commissioned position that  processes inmates when they first arrive at the Adult Detention Center (ADC), correctly identifying each arrestee/inmate, creating arrestee/inmate records with essential information, performing security procedures, and issuing them uniform and other linens as appropriate. In addition, jailers conduct activities related to arrestee/inmate release, ensuring that forms are filled out correctly and that arrestees/inmates receive items they surrendered during intake.  Their responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following;

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