The Court Security Division is responsible for providing safety and protection to everyone throughout the Family and Criminal Courthouses. This includes judges and court personnel as well as the general public. Officers maintain security and order by guarding prisoners while they are in the court for trial or before a judge on other judicial matters. Additionally, officers assigned to Court security must guard and protect juries during trials and deliberations. If a jury has to be sequestered, it is the Sheriff's responsibility to implement all necessary arrangements. Sheriff's officers must remain with the jury to ensure their safety as well as prevent any outside contact to avoid influencing or tampering of jurors.
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