Overview

Under general direction, maintains custody and supervises the work and conduct of inmates in detention facilities; and performs related duties as required.
This class is distinguished from Sheriff’s Deputy in that incumbents have only limited peace officer power pursuant to Penal Code section 830.1 c, are not deputy coroners, not assigned to patrol or bailiff duties. Incumbents will be required to carry a firearm on certain assignments, and to regularly qualify with firearms pursuant to department policy.

 

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