The Field Operations Division is responsible for providing law enforcement services to the
residents of Monroe County. There are approximately 35 deputies assigned to the
Field Operations Division, which is divided into three zones.
The deputies patrol the larger portion of nearly 400 square miles of land that make up
Monroe County and serve a population of approximately 26,000.
Deputy Sheriffs work an assigned shift, patrolling an assigned zone, performing law enforcement duties. Their primary task is the enforcement of state and county laws and the protection
of life and property, but other duties include making arrests, traffic enforcement, executing
warrants, and conducting preliminary criminal investigations.
As with all components of the Sheriff's Office, the Field Operations Division works to meet a high standard of professional service for the residents of Monroe County.