In accordance with General Orders, the Howell County Sheriff, Undersheriff and Command Staff exercise direct and indirect supervision over commissioned and non-commissioned personnel. Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following;

  • Plan, organize and direct the activities of the Sheriff's Office in the maintenance of law and order within the county.

  • In consultation with the County Commissioners and County Judicial Officials, assure that the office has adequate resources to fulfill its mission through proper budget planning and execution, personnel selection, and training and development.

  • Ensure compliance with legislative, regulatory and judicial mandates, regulations and professional standards.

  • Prepare and present reports accordingly; provide technical and professional advice and recommendations related to levels of service and other related matters; coordinates special studies on a variety of complex problems which require a high degree of technical competence and political awareness.

  • Assure that positive public relations and effective working relationships are maintained by the office with the general public, other governmental agencies, the County Commissioners, County Judicial Officials, and the media.

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