Deputies assigned to court services work in variety of ways that support the safe and orderly process of the law inside and out of the Catoosa County Courthouse. The team works under the supervision of Lieutenant Rodney Guffey.
Court services deputies serve criminal warrants and civil papers that are directed by the court system. This includes papers such as subpoenas, orders, complaints, summonses and notices. These deputies also help ensure peaceful evictions, levies, seizures and public auctions, and transport inmates to and from the Catoosa County Jail and the courthouse.
Another team of court services deputies ensures the security of visitors and employees inside and around the Catoosa County Courthouse. They screen for weapons and prohibited items, monitor court proceedings for potential problems and work with bailiffs to help with court proceedings, jurors and people summoned to appear in court. Below is a list of items that are strictly prohibited inside the courthouse.
Any other item considered as a weapon
Spray pump bottles
Drinks or any liquid (regardless of what it is)
DRESS CODES FOR COURTROOMS
No hats or caps
No tank tops
No clothing with visible words
Males shall wear long pants, dress shirts, and shoes
Females shall wear long pants, skirts, blouses, and shoes