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Professional Standards Section

The Professional Standards Section is responsible for the investigation of all applicants for positions within the Sheriff’s Office. They investigate both internal and external complaints and employee misconduct. These tasks are accomplished by the Background Investigations Unit, Recruitment Unit, and Internal Affairs Unit.


  • Internal Affairs Unit is responsible for recording, registering, and investigating complaints of employee misconduct within the Office. Other responsibilities include; supervising and monitoring the investigation of alleged misconduct, and maintaining the confidentiality of investigations and records so that the integrity of the Office is maintained in an objective, impartial and fair manner.

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  • Background Investigations Unit is responsible for the processing of all applications for employment with our agency, and ensures these candidates are qualified and meet hiring guidelines established by the Office, the Human Resources Department, and the Merit System Rules and Regulations.

  •  Recruitment Unit is responsible for recruiting the most qualified personnel that reflect the demographics of the County. The Recruitment Unit routinely attends community events and career fairs.




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