What Bailiffs Do
Maintain order in courts of law.
Other Job Titles Bailiffs May Have
Bailiff, Court Bailiff, Court Officer, Court Security Officer
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Screen persons entering courthouse using magnetometers, x-ray machines, and other devices to collect and retain unauthorized firearms and other contraband. Escort prisoners to and from courthouse and maintain custody of prisoners during court proceedings. Maintain order in courtroom during trial and guard jury from outside contact. Provide security by patrolling interior and exterior of courthouse and escorting judges and other court employees. Guard lodging of sequestered jury. See More
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