Jail Support Section

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Assistant Jail Administrator for Support Services

The Assistant Jail Administrator for Support Services in charge of the Jail Support Section, assumes control of the Jail Operations Division in the absence of the Jail Administrator, and manages outside contract workers.

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 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 supply management, sanitation, contractor security, and Inmate Workforce management.

The following units are assigned to the Jail Support Section:

Sheriff's Clean Community Initiative Program (SCCIP) For more information on the SCCIP program, click here.

Work Release For more information on the Work Release program, click here.

Chaplaincy Program For more information on the Chaplaincy Program, click here.

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.

Warehouse 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 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.

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.

Inmate Grievance OfficerThe 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

Hearing Officer The Hearing Officer reviews disciplinary actions taken against inmates and determines if the actions taken were appropriate.

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.