Operations Division


Operations Division


Patrol is responsible for maintaining public safety and enforcing the law within its jurisdiction. Patrol deputies typically respond to emergency calls, conduct routine patrols, and investigate crimes. They also enforce traffic laws, respond to accidents, and provide assistance to the public when needed. Additionally, the Patrol Division may engage in community policing efforts, such as conducting neighborhood patrols, attending community events, and collaborating with residents to address local concerns. Overall, the Patrol plays a crucial role in safeguarding communities, deterring criminal activity, and fostering positive relationships between law enforcement and the public.

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Investigations is responsible for conducting thorough and comprehensive investigations into various criminal activities within its jurisdiction. Investigators work to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and follow up on leads to solve crimes such as homicides, burglaries, sexual assaults, and fraud. They collaborate closely with other law enforcement agencies, forensic experts, and prosecutors to build strong cases for prosecution. Overall, the division plays a crucial role in holding perpetrators accountable, seeking justice for victims, and maintaining public safety within the community.

Reserve Deputies

Reserve deputies are volunteer law enforcement officers, who support the department's full-time staff in various capacities. These individuals typically have completed necessary training and certification to perform many of the same duties as regular deputies, including patrolling neighborhoods, responding to emergencies, assisting with investigations, and participating in community events. Reserve deputies often provide valuable support during large-scale incidents, special events, and times of increased demand, helping to enhance the department's overall effectiveness and presence in the community. Their role is essential in augmenting the resources of the Sheriff's Office, ensuring comprehensive law enforcement coverage, and fostering community engagement.

Support Deputies

Support deputies provide essential assistance to ensure the smooth operation of various law enforcement activities and administrative functions. Their duties often include tasks such as transporting inmates, serving legal documents, conducting VIN inspections, and managing courthouse security. Additionally, support deputies may assist with community outreach programs, handle evidence and property management, and provide backup during emergencies or special events. By fulfilling these critical support roles, they enable frontline law enforcement officers to focus more directly on their primary duties of crime prevention and public safety, thereby enhancing the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Sheriff's Office.

Victim's Assistance

The Morgan County Victim Assistance program is a law enforcement based program with advocates on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We provide services to all crime victims that fall into the Victims Rights Amendment. An advocate is available to assist victims from the time the crime is reported through the final disposition of the case.

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Cadet Program

The Morgan County Sherrif Office Cadet Program is designed to mentor young adults and teach them about the law enforcement career field. As a cadet participant you will be trained in many areas of law enforcement actives such as; traffic stops, building searches, criminal statutes, crime scene processing, report writing, law enforcement driving and many other exciting areas. This program will focus heavily on personal responsibility, leadership skills and good citizenship. 

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