DOD Courthouse Security

MISSION:

It is the mission of The Broward Sheriff’s Office Court Security - Department of Detention to provide security, protect the integrity of court procedures through timely movement of in-custody inmates to and from the courtrooms, and deter those persons who would take violent action against the court or its participants within the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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OBJECTIVES:

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Department of Detention will provide court security deputies for all temporary and permanent Circuit and County Division courtrooms, Dependency and Domestic Violence Division courtrooms, and the Mental Health and Drug Court courtrooms during any proceeding involving in-custody inmates within Broward County.

Further, staff assigned to the Court Security Unit – DOD will be only those persons trained and qualified to perform the functions associated with the assignment.