The Court Services Unit provides security for courts in Monroe County Courthouse and Beecher Witt Courthouse. Every person entering the courthouse must pass through a metal detector. No guns, knives or weapons of any kind, no brief cases, large hand bags or pocket books, no cell phones or cameras, no food or beverages, no clothing with obscenity or any tobacco products or lighters will be permitted in the courtrooms.

Courts that are under the jurisdiction of the Sheriff's Office are:

  • General Sessions Court
  • Circuit Court
  • Criminal Court
  • Chancery Court
  • Juvenile Court
  • Child Support Court
  • Probate Court

This unit has many responsibilities, including the security of all the courthouses, security of the Judge and all court employees, the jurors and prisoners who are brought to and from the courtroom. Full time court deputies assist in serving civil judicial documents when not in court.