Review arresting officer’s paperwork for completeness/accuracy; search or strip searches inmates as necessary and required; inventory inmates’ clothing, personal property, and money; takes computerized fingerprints and digital mug shot for verification by local, State and Federal agencies. Ensure all booking paperwork is completed accurately
Utilizes force and/or self-defense techniques to restrain disruptive or combative inmates, which includes the use of non-lethal weapons (Taser, Baton, OC, Etc.).
Secures all exterior and security doors in facility by visually monitoring all movement of all personnel within the facility and control movement utilizing screens and monitors in Master Control; controls all lights, alarms, elevators, and other override equipment; contact outside agencies such as fire, EMS, local law enforcement, etc. as needed.
Monitor inmates’ behavior and attitudes for signs of personality changes, developing conflicts between inmates, and developing conflicts between inmates and other staff members.
Enforce the rules and guidelines for inmates which includes initiating disciplinary action when necessary, conducting investigations related to crimes committed within the facility, preparing written reports, and submitting affidavits to the county attorney for review of charges.
Prepares and maintains records of inmates’ physical or mental problems; provide access to prescription and non-prescription medications. Prepare and maintain accurate log entries detailing the services and daily routine of an inmate and assists Medical Staff when necessary.
Supervises movement in the facility; takes action when there is a problem within a pod (i.e. fight, medical emergency, etc.); escorts inmates needing additional supervision or security; monitors radio traffic; supervises trustees in cleaning common areas and accounts for cleaning supplies used; conducts linen and hygiene exchange in pod.
Transporting inmates to and from court or outside agency. Update court information pertaining to inmates, schedule following court dates, relay court documentation from the court to the inmates.
Verifies inventory of inmates’ clothing, personal property, and money against written records; utilizes departmental guidelines to determine property items an inmate may take into housing and to determine proper items to be returned to the inmate upon release.
Maintains security of the medical room and the safety of the medical staff by monitoring all inmates coming into the medical room.
Operate various technical equipment, monitoring and controlling activities of inmates and their visitors, including cameras, doors, and fire escapes.
Supervises meal delivery, pick-up and tray return; removes trash from the facility; ensures inmates with special menus receive correct tray; notes inmates refusing meals.
Conducts inmate head counts; monitors activities of suicidal inmates, violent inmates; monitors inmates during visitation, recreation periods, and those inmates locked down.
Ensures all inmates are accounted for at all times; prevents inmate escapes, introduction and/or passing of contraband and prevents the assault or injury of inmates and staff; ensures that each inmate receives their meals, clothing changes, mail, opportunity for exercise, etc., as set forth in departmental policy.
Prepares written reports on incidents occurring inside the facility which include the actions/use of necessary force by the deputies to be utilized in criminal prosecutions, defense against lawsuits, disciplinary procedures against inmates and for internal affairs investigations.
Prepares reports regarding operational problems such as defective equipment, suggestions for improving services, or hazardous conditions.
Logs visitation hours of inmates and ensures the safety of visitors to include attorneys and other professional visits. Monitor and manage the public lobby of the facility.