Grand Jury Deputy Sheriff

Guard grand jury rooms and district attorneys' offices to provide security.

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Salary Range
$32,000 – $84,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Grand Jury Deputy Sheriffs do?

Guards grand jury room and district attorney’s offices to provide security: Searches premises to ensure security of rooms. Questions individuals entering area to determine purpose of business and directs or reroutes individuals to destinations. Arrests persons violating law, and summons patrol unit to take custody. Notifies sheriff’s patrol units of need for assistance or medical aid. Requests prisoner’s arrest records be sent by criminal identification unit to DISTRICT ATTORNEY. Prepares and validates receipts to reimburse witnesses for travel expenses. Occasionally transports prisoners between jail, district attorney’s office, and penitentiary for questioning, trial, or incarceration.

Should I be a Grand Jury Deputy Sheriff?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Deputy Sheriff, Grand Jury

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