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Detention Officer

Company: Williamson County Sheriff's Office
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

** This job is located in Franklin, TN and broadcasted to surrounding cities**
The following are examples of typical responsibilities expected of a Williamson County Deputy Sheriff assigned to the WCSO Detention Division. However, duties and responsibilities vary according to position and may consist of additional responsibilities not listed.

1. Accounts for all persons in custody during their incarceration and maintaining accurate records of all persons housed within the facility.
2. Processes persons both into and out of the detention facility
3. Conducts searches of inmates, families, or visitors when necessary and warranted
4. Controls the movement and supervises activities of all in custody while providing for their safety and care.
5. Prepares and/or escorts inmates for transports to court, doctors or other locations as directed.
6. Assigns inmates to work crews as necessary.
7. Patrols by foot the detention facility and the grounds attached hereto.
8. Enforces state and federal laws within the facility, grounds and other areas as directed.
9. Investigates suspected crimes, accurately reports findings, and completes arrests when necessary.
10. Serves criminal or civil legal process.
11. Testifies in public legal proceedings.
12. Appropriately maintains all issued equipment.
13. Keeps records and writes clear and accurate reports as directed.
14. Performs other work as assigned or directed by a supervisor.

Job Requirements:
Initiate disciplinary reports on inmates or detainees
Prepare reports and maintain daily logs
Monitoring and documenting jail inmate activities, and controlling and directing inmates
Serve as a member of security and safety operations
Confiscate contraband in accordance to facility and contracting agency policies and procedures
Booking inmates into jail and performing searches of individuals and jail cells to locate weapons or contraband
Reporting any security and safety violations to management
Perform routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents
Ensuring prompt and appropriate assistance to detainees in the event of injury, illness or trauma

Keywords: Williamson County Sheriff's Office, Franklin , Detention Officer, Other , Franklin, Tennessee

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