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Job Description:

  • 1) Guards prisoners in precinct station house or municipal jail, assuming responsibility for all needs of prisoners during detention: Locks prisoner in cell after searching for weapons, valuables, or drugs.

  • 2) Serves meals to prisoner and provides or obtains medical aid if needed.

  • 3) May prepare arrest records identifying prisoner and charge assigned.

  • 4) May question prisoner to elicit information helpful in solving crime.

  • 5) May prepare meals for self and prisoner.

  • 6) May distribute commissary items purchased by inmates, such as candy, snacks, cigarettes, and toilet articles, and record payment on voucher.

  • 7) In small communities, may perform duties of SHERIFF, DEPUTY or POLICE OFFICER I when not engaged in guard duties.




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DOT:   372.367-014

Job Number: 5451