Court Services Unit

Captain John M. Johnson

2021 Captain John M. Johnson, Court Services

The primary responsibility of this unit is to ensure the safety and security of the Clarke County Courthouse and the people who appear and work in it. Specifically, this includes:

  • Facilitate security of courthouse entrances through use of weapons-screening systems and other appropriate procedures;
  • Maintaining the safe environment of the various courts (Superior, State, Magistrate, Municipal, Juvenile, and Probate courts)
  • Movement and supervision of incarcerated individuals in the courthouse for judicial appearances;
  • Facilitate virtual court appearances by coordination with jail personnel in the use of video-conferencing technology. 
  • Deputies assigned to Court Services are also called upon to assist with the duties of the Field and Jail Units as needed.