Jail Administrative Operations Section
The Jail Administrative Operations Section consists of several administrative units that provide the background administrative work that happens in the jail.
Outside contract workers work for various companies and each employee must be screened before being allowed to work within the jail. Outside contract workers typically consists of personnel working for medical, maintenance, property, commissary, and food services. However, it also includes those in performing more specialized functions like power plant operators and elevator repair technicians.
The Jail Support Operations Section is responsible for non-security functions of the jail that keep it running smoothly on a day to day basis. This is a broad section and its functions include contractor services management, Bond Administrator, Work Release, Records, SKIP, and the Chaplaincy Program.
The following units are assigned to the Jail Support Section:
Infirmary Officer The Infirmary Officer assists medical staff with calling for inmates that need to be seen by visiting medical personnel. Once the inmates are in the Infirmary, the Infirmary Officer provides security for the medical staff.
Additional units include:
- Orientation Unit
- Hearing Officer
The Hearing Officer reviews disciplinary actions taken against inmates and determines if the actions taken were appropriate.
- Segregation Units
The grievance process provides inmates a formal method to file complaints regarding conditions as well as events in the jail where the prisoners believe their rights have been violated. For more information on the Inmate Grievance Officer, click here.
- Mental Health programs
- Law Library
The Law Library is staffed by one officer. It is a resource area for inmates to work on legal matters while incarcerated awaiting trial. The Law Library Officer ensures inmates are working on legal research and not using the library as a gathering place or passing contraband.
- Lower Release
- Inmate Telephones
- Inmate Worker Coordinator
The Inmate Worker Coordinator is responsible for managing the Inmate Worker workforce. The Inmate Worker Coordinator screens, interviews, selects, and trains inmates for the duties they are assigned.
The Jail Warehouse is responsible for stocking supplies for all divisions of the Sheriff's Office. Everything from tooth brushes and soap to computers, furniture, and even extremely large evidence items are maintained by the Jail Warehouse Officers.
Sanitation Officers manage an inmate work force that perform janitorial duties around the Sheriff's Office. This free work force keeps the building clean and neat at a minimal cost.
- Loading Dock
The Loading Dock Officer ensures deliveries are scanned for contraband and ensures that inmates do not attempt to escape on vehicles bringing supplies to the secure area of the Sheriff's Office.