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    Taxonomy Code: FL-8200

    The county agency that is responsible for enforcing all laws and regulations, preventing crime, investigating criminal activity, apprehending, arresting and detaining suspects, preventing and suppressing delinquency and engaging in other activities that protect lives and property and preserve peace in the community.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    COMMUNITY RELATIONSFunctions to foster positive relationship with the community and to provide constructive services. Conducts Youth Enlightenment Seminar (Y.E.S. Program) in which students visit the correctional facility for a first hand, realistic view of the result of drug use and criminal behavior. Makes public information presentations at various outside locations. Conducts elementary school programs and an internship program for high school and college students.SuffolkCOMMUNITY RELATIONSSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    COUNTY SHERIFFOversees operations and maintains security in county correctional facilities. Executes warrants/court orders. Investigates crime and makes arrests. Transports inmates as necessary. Assists in locating/returning lost children, runaways. Issues handgun licenses. Offers assistance to victims of domestic violence. Maintains emergency preparedness unit. Assists District Attorney's office with pretrial preparation. Conducts criminal investigations and participates in Joint Task Forces.SuffolkCOUNTY SHERIFFSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITServes/enforces court ordered Orders of Protection, executes warrants against violators. Assists domestic violence victims by removing batterers from the home, confiscating weapons, providing referrals to assisting agencies and providing transport to a place of refuge.SuffolkDOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSOversees deployment of peace officers, police departments, fire police, reserve police, special deputies, and auxiliary police in the event of a state of emergency declared by the Sheriff or the County Executive. Coordinates closely with the Commissioner of Fire and Rescue Emergency Services. Maintains and periodically revises a written emergency plan.SuffolkEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    K-9 UNITAvailable to visit schools and community groups to demonstrate the unique abilities of specially trained dogs.SuffolkK-9 UNITSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    STUDENT INTERNSHIPSProvides opportunities for college and H.S. students majoring in Criminal Justice, criminology, business, information technology and social science-related fields of study to participate in a law enforcement environment.SuffolkSTUDENT INTERNSHIPSSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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