During normal operations, ERT assists with transports, conducts internal searches and continually trains for special emergency situations like quelling inside disturbances, riots and critical incidents. ERT is a tactical team with advanced specialized training to ensure safety both inside and outside the jail. ERT is composed of highly skilled deputies, who train regularly to maintain high standards in their varied levels of expertise.
Civilian Correctional Assistants
CCA’s are non-sworn civilians who are responsible for ensuring the security of the facility. CCA’s play a vital role in maintaining the safety of deputies and inmates through constant observation of their duty stations. From operating doors, maintaining logs and keeping counts CCA’s are vital team members.
The Transportation team is primarily responsible for providing transportation from the jail to the courthouse. They also provide escorts, when needed, for inmates to medical appointments and out of county transports.
Corrections Operations encompasses all areas of the jail. This Section is comprised of many different civilian positions ranging from warehouse, medical/nursing, canteen, records, classification, specialty programs, chaplaincy and mental health. These employees work closely with deputies to maintain the daily operations of the facility and ensure that all areas of the jail operate in a safe and timely manner, providing care, custody and control to the inmate population. Corrections Operations also provide inmates with access to many specialty programs including, Life Skills, Parenting classes, G.E.D. classes, Re-Entry Program, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotic Anonymous.
The Department of Corrections currently work 12-hour shifts, with 84 hours a pay period, every other weekend off. Alpha & Bravo shifts hours are 0600-1800 hours and Charlie & Delta hours are 1800-0600 hours. Correctional deputies are equipped with a .45 caliber duty pistol. Other equipment (taser, pepper ball guns and shot guns) will be provided depending on the job task.
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Judicial Services is responsible for security at the county courthouse. Deputies provide initial security at the entrance of the courthouse, inside the courtroom and behind the scenes for inmates who are reporting for trial. They work closely with judges, transportation unit and courthouse staff to maintain safety for all who enter and work inside the courthouse.
Community Affairs is responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships and coordinating county-wide community relations efforts as a committed community partner. We work every day to establish and maintain positive citizen relationships, develop meaningful dialogue, and educate residents on matters critical to public safety and crime prevention services. We collaborate with civic, arts, faith-based, human service, volunteer, and other nonprofit organizations and participate in special events that create meaningful partnerships. We provide many programs including the Citizens’ Academy, ALICE and R.A.D. Training, Law Enforcement Explorer Program, Shop with a Cop, and Neighborhood Watch.
Sexual Offender/Predator Tracking Unit
The Sexual Offender/Predator Tracking Unit is responsible for tracking all Sexual Offenders and Predators of Indian River County and Offenders visiting out of state into our County. Bi annually, Quarterly and Transient registrations are by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registrations are completed in Building K located in between the Main Building and Corrections. Information Updates that include, Vehicles/Vessels,, Employment, School, Email/Internet Identifiers can be completed over the phone. Please include, Year, Make/Model, Color VIN/Tag information when submitting new vehicle Information.
Address verification is required for ALL sexual offenders whether they live in or out of County/State.
Address verifications can be completed by the Tracking Specialist or the Detective at the phone numbers listed below.
All out of County/State offenders wanting to permanently move into Indian River County MUST have their address approved before establishing residency.
County resident offenders wanting to relocate MUST have the new address approved before the actual move takes place.
All County resident offenders relocating out of the county or state MUST report to the agency in person to complete a full registration.
Certain offenders cannot live or reside within 2,500 Feet of a school, care facility, park, or playground.
Emails/Internet Identifiers, Employment, Phone Numbers can be completed Online on FDLE website located at OFFENDER.FDLE.STATE.FL.US. Username and password is needed, Username is provided on the top of the page of your registrations, Passwords are provided by FDLE.
When contacting the Offender Tracking Specialist, Please leave a detailed voice message and either the Tracking Specialist or Detective will give you a call back. Please Note: When calling the Offender Tracking Specialist, please leave a voice message or the call will not be returned.
Initial Registration: $50.00
Bi Annual Registrants: $25.00
Quarterly Registrants: $25.00
In person Information Updates: $10.00
Accepted Forms of payment: Cash, Credit, Check. *DEBIT/CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A $2.00 CONVENIENCE FEE.