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Court Security  

Court Security is the second division that is required by law for the sheriff to have in his department. The purpose of court security is to assure that order and control is maintained in the court system. The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has eighteen employees in the Court Security division.

Court Bailiff Deputy

  • The court bailiff deputies serve in Superior and District court in maintaining order and recessing and opening court
  • accompany inmates to and from the detention facility
  • provide security for the courthouse and its occupants
  • serve subpoenas and appearance bonds
  • prepares release orders and bond sheets on inmates
  • man the metal detector
  • x-ray conveyor belt