MORGAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Deputy Sheriff Duties

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Essential Functions: 

 

Enforces all applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations (both traffic and criminal) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime, and promote security.

Patrols designated areas via motor vehicle or on foot to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.

Prevents/ discovers commission of crime; apprehends arrests and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; writes citations.

Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service

Duties, stranded motorists, etc.

Conducts preliminary investigations; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and takes statements; gathers information and evidence; secures crime scenes.

Inspects premises of residential /commercial buildings/properties to detect suspicious conditions.

            Participates in court activities; testifies in judicial proceedings.

Performs various court-related functions as assigned (e.g., serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil process documents; performs court security functions; etc.)

Performs various court-related functions as assigned (e.g., booking prisoners, maintaining order in jail disturbances; etc.)

Provides traffic control and police protection for events such as parades, processions, funerals, ball games, school crossings, etc.; provides security/escort services to individuals, businesses or others as appropriate.

Transports prisoners as required (e.g., to /and from court, correctional facilities, medical facilities, out of area facilities, etc.)

            May work with specialized canine drug detection unit to detect drugs and conduct searches.

Provides assistance and back up support to other deputies as necessary; substitutes for co-workers in their absence; performs flexible unit assignments as needed in emergency response; provides emergency response on a twenty-four hour basis as needed.

May provide training or instruction to other deputies as assigned.

Inspects and maintains assigned patrol vehicle, uniform, weapons, etc.

Confers with supervisors, staff, deputies, and others as necessary to obtain information or resolve problems; contacts command/ supervisory personnel by radio, telephone, pager/beeper, voice mail, etc., for emergency response and critical incident communications.

Communicates effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications.

Creates/maintains positive public relations with the general public; educates the public on laws, law enforcement, crime prevention, drug abuse, etc.

Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information/ assistance by telephone or in person from the general public, news media, court personnel, employees, officials, other agencies, or other persons.

Answers the telephone, provides information; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

Prepares reports, logs, citations, forms and other documentations; maintain files, logs and records; performs other clerical duties.

Receives various documentations; reviews, processes, responds, forwards, maintains, and or takes other action as appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Performs other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age. STANDARD OR ADVANCED High School diploma or GED required. After successful completion of a basic police training course. Must possess and maintain valid p.o.s.t. certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama Drivers license. Also, have clear criminal and driver’s history.

Rate of pay $ 15.12