Dispatchers are an essential function in the county. The dispatcher is responsible for directing city and county officers, ambulance and fire fighters to locations within the county in times of need.
When citizens are in need of assistance the dispatcher advises officers, dispatches out the appropriate emergency response teams and communicates between each, updating on potentially dangerous situations. The dispatcher is responsible for keeping all entities informed in time of crisis. There are four full time dispatchers:
Jailers The jailer is primarily responsible for prisoner safety during incarceration, jail maintenance and efficiency. There are 4 full time jailers that work 2 shifts of 12 hours each. The Grant County Jail can hold up to 24 prisoners. The jailer prepares breakfast and transport noon and evening meals from the local care home. There are four jailers:
Clerk The clerk performs various clerical and law enforcement related duties. The clerk acts as a relief dispatcher when needed. Kathy Schwarzer is our clerk.
Civil Process Sheriff's deputies serve all civil papers.