The supervisor of the Records Division is the Desk Sergeant.
Besides supervising the division, one of the main reasons for having a Desk
Sergeant is so there is a uniformed sworn deputy available at the
Sheriff’s Office to help the public.
The Duties of the Desk Sergeant include:
Taking incident reports from persons that come to the office
to report a crime
Taking incident reports over the telephone when appropriate
Fingerprinting of concealed firearms applicants, employment
applicants, nursing applicants, child daycare employees, etc.
Service of criminal and civil processes on file at the
Sheriff's Office, thereby keeping officers on the road to patrol and answer
calls for service
Acting as liaison with the county attorney and Attorney
General's Office concerning law and procedural matters
Supervising the Records Division and assisting clerks in all
of their above-stated duties
Speaking with citizens concerning their problems and offering