The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is made up of numerous different divisions that range in duties from warrant entry to patrolling the roads of the county. To learn a little more about what we do click on the links below.
Division General Information
- Civil Process
The job duties of the civil process division are to serve and handle all types of court documents consisting of: Orders of Protection (Adult and Child), Subpoenas, Summons, and Garnishments. Other duties of the civil process server are to execute Evictions, Replevins, and Levies. Some of these duties require the Deputy to seize and later auction off property with a judgment issued from the courts.
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has eight full-time bailiffs and two full-time Courthouse Security Officers. The bailiff duties include being responsible for the safety of all persons in the courtroom, including court personnel and the audience. The Courthouse Security Officers are responsible for security of both Carthage and Joplin Courthouses.
- Criminal Investigations
The Investigations Division is responsible for investigating all crimes against property and crimes against persons. The duties of detectives that are assigned to this division are to conduct follow up investigations of offenses reported to this office. Crimes investigated range from theft to homicide.
- Information Technology
The duties of the division are day-to-day end user support, hardware, software, two-way radio, and network maintenance. The Sheriff’s Office hosts most its own systems including the VOIP phone system, office email, records management, and website.
The Sheriff’s Office has a fleet of nearly 85 vehicles which are used to accomplish our mission. These vehicles range from Patrol/Pursuit Vehicles, Sport Utility Vehicles, Trucks, AWD/4WD vehicles, motorcycles, ATV and Command and support vehicles.
The Training Division is responsible for ensuring all employees receive training as needed for their positions: this consists of new hire training, field training, and continuing education.
The Patrol Division within the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is broken down into four shifts, each shift being run by a patrol sergeant. There are currently 24 deputies assigned to all four shifts. Coverage is provided 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.
he detention center houses inmates who are waiting to go to trial, those who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time at the detention center. It also holds inmates for other local jurisdictions as space is available.
The Transportation Division’s primary responsibility is the transportation of prisoners to various locations when outside the detention facility.
The primary functions of the Warrants Division are:
- Warrant Processing and Maintenance
- Administrative Support for Investigations, Patrol, Transportation and Detention
- Sex Offender Registration
- Order of Protection Processing and Maintenance