County Sheriff's Office:
duties fall into four major categories: tax collection, election
duties, services to the court, and law enforcement. More
specifically, here are the things that the sheriff's office does
on a day-to-day basis:
- Collects taxes.
- Serves court
- civil papers
(suits, subpoenas, small claims, eviction notices),
violence summonses and orders.
- Patrols the
highways in the county:
notices and traffic citations,
- Opens and
investigates burglary, theft and other criminal cases.
- Performs vehicle
inspections on out-of-state vehicles for licensing purposes.
prisoners in and out of state.
security (bailiffs) for the two District Court, the Circuit
Court judges and for all Domestic Relations Court proceedings.
- Teaches drug
prevention/education classes (D.A.R.E.) in the county schools.
- Provides law
enforcement services in coordination with the county clerk on