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Sheriff's Deputies

Cleveland, Ohio
Job Type
31 Aug 2023

Maintain security and order in county court buildings; be present in courtrooms to maintain order during all phases of criminal proceedings. Escort inmates, prisoners, and persons in custody to and from courtrooms and detention facility. Maintain security during jury view of crime scene or elsewhere outside courtroom. Search visitors , inmates, or other persons entering or leaving the court room or building; record and report criminal case dispositions . Obtain and turn over to appropriate persons all departmental forms and paperwork pertaining to any court actions in relation to inmates, prisoners, criminal defendants, or persons in custody. Answer routine inquiries from the public ; protect persons and property; prevent criminal activity; respond to emergencies and render assistance as needed . Subdue, apprehend, arrest, and process criminal violators; preserve crime scene and perform initial investigation ; identify and interview witnesses; collect, identify and preserve physical evidence. Prepare and submit detailed incident reports. Serve and execute search warrants; investigate whereabouts of wanted persons; arrest and process criminal fugitives. Participate in all phases of criminal investigations relating to narcotics and drug law violators which could include undercover work. Transport inmates to and from County Correction Center and other facilities throughout the state. Patrol Justice Center building and other County buildings and grounds on foot and vehicle; issue warning, citation and/or summons or physically arrest persons found violating the law. Typical physical demands require full body motion , physical strength and stamina to chase, apprehend, and subdue criminal suspects. Psychological fitness required to deal with stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations, and due to firearm requirement . Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent; must be 21 years of age at time of appointment; must possess a current and valid Peace Officer Certification meeting all requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy, including the basic firearm training program, valid State of Ohio Driver 's License and proof of current automobile insurance. Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor.


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