Enforces law and order in rural or unincorporated districts or serves legal processes of courts. May patrol courthouse, guard court or grand jury, or escort defendants.
This career is part of the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security cluster Law Enforcement Services pathway.
A person in this career:
- Investigates illegal or suspicious activities.
- Drives vehicles or patrol specific areas to detect law violators, issue citations, and make arrests.
- Takes control of accident scenes to maintain traffic flow, to assist accident victims, and to investigate causes.
- Verifies that the proper legal charges have been made against law offenders.
- Records daily activities and submit logs and other related reports and paperwork to appropriate authorities.
- Executes arrest warrants, locating and taking persons into custody.
- Notifies patrol units to take violators into custody or to provide needed assistance or medical aid.
- Serves statements of claims, subpoenas, summonses, jury summonses, orders to pay alimony, and other court orders.
- Questions individuals entering secured areas to determine their business, directing and rerouting individuals as necessary.
- Patrols and guards courthouses, grand jury rooms, or assigned areas to provide security, enforce laws, maintain order, and arrest violators.