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Bailiffs
District Of Columbia

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Maintain order in courts of law.

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • 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.
  • Provide jury escort to restaurant and other areas outside of courtroom to prevent jury contact with public.
  • Provide security by patrolling interior and exterior of courthouse and escorting judges and other court employees.
  • Enforce courtroom rules of behavior and warn persons not to smoke or disturb court procedure.
  • Maintain order in courtroom during trial and guard jury from outside contact.
  • Guard lodging of sequestered jury.
  • Check courtroom for security and cleanliness and assure availability of sundry supplies, such as notepads, for use by judge, jurors, and attorneys.
  • Screen, control, and handle evidence and exhibits during court proceedings.
  • Maintain court docket.

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  • Point of sale POS terminal
  • Security metal detector
  • Two way radios

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  • Calendar and scheduling software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Internet browser software
  • Word processing software

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