From investigating a crime to maintaining the county jail, the sheriff's job is to insure that you, your family and your neighbors may live and work peacefully and safely. Your county sheriff is a highly trained professional police officer, responsible for maintaining law and order in your community.
The best way to keep peace is to prevent crime. Your sheriff and his deputies are active in the community. They speak before civic and youth groups. They are active in your schools, presenting dare programs and acting as resource officers.
Our county sheriff's office maintains a road patrol 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our deputies respond to many calls each year involving, theft, drugs, homicides, fire, and a variety of other occurences.
The sheriff's office insures the county courts are secure & orderly. Deputies transport prisoners to hearings & trials & provide security during court proceedings. They also act as officers of the court & serve & process warrants and other legal notivces to citizens as required. The jail houses up to 27 inmates. They are being held for trial, awaiting their transfer to state institutions or serving their sentences. Years of experience allow the sheriff to administer to a rising inmate population at the lowest possible cost to the community. Successfully operating the jail is a resonsibility taken seriously by our sheriff.