Sheriff Chief Deputy

Maintain law and order and serve legal processes of courts.

What does a Sheriff Chief Deputy do?

Maintains law and order and serves legal processes of courts: Patrols assigned area to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators. Drives vehicle through assigned area, observing traffic violations and issuing citations. Assumes control at traffic accidents to maintain traffic flow, assist accident victims, and investigate causes of accidents. Investigates illegal or suspicious activities of persons, quells disturbances, and arrests law violators. Locates and takes persons into custody on arrest warrants. Transports or escorts prisoners between courtrooms, prison, and medical facilities. Serves subpoenas and summonses [PROCESS SERVER] and keeps record of dispositions. Keeps order in courtroom [BAILIFF]. May operate radio to deliver instructions to patrol units. May assist in dragging river to locate bodies.