Sheriff Salary in Alabama - State Average

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Average Salary for Sheriff in Alabama - State Average

The average salary of a(n) Sheriff in Alabama - State Average is $44,785.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Sheriff in Alabama - State Average is $21.53.

The average bonus of a(n) Sheriff in Alabama - State Average is $855.00.

Job Description:

Administers and co-ordinates activities of a county's Sheriff's office. Oversees and reviews general work assignments and deployment of staff in Law Enforcement and Corrections Divisions. Serves warrants, process orders, and judgments as legally directed. Maintains law and order and serves legal processes of courts. Oversees Sherriff Deputies who patrol assigned areas to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and arrest violators. Reviews investigations of narcotics traffic and auto theft, evaluates progress with investigators, and may approve individual actions such as raids, surveillance, or arrests. Develops Sheriff's procedures to serve as guidelines for proper conduct of Sheriff Deputies activities, based on legal information and law enforcement experience. Monitors effectiveness of procedures through follow-up with subordinates. Supervises the issuance of funds to undercover operatives to buy information or contraband. Supervises subordinates in the process required to secure search and bench warrants or arrest offenders in view for trial or examination. Serves as the warden of the county jail and is responsible for the care and custody of prisoners. Establishes policies and procedures under State statute for the operation of the County jail and monitors operations. Serves as Chief Security Officer for the County courts while in session. Reviews daily patrol activity log prepared by subordinates. Supervises meetings of Sherriff Deputies to evaluate operations and efficiency of members. Initiates investigations of civilian complaints against Sheriff's members and determines action to be taken based on evidence secured. Oversees and assumes responsibility for firearms training and operational readiness. Collects and analyzes data on division activities. Addresses civic and educational groups on law enforcement subjects. Prepares capital and operating budgets for Office of the Sheriff. Requests equipment and services for Sheriff's Office. Offers justification for purchases as needed. Approves discipline of Sheriff's staff for violation of intra-agency rules and regulations. Resolves personnel problems of division members. May review available evidence for suitability and consults with the State's Attorney in preparation of Grand Jury cases as needed. May conduct training sessions in police training school and within division and may assume field command of division during emergency operations. Less

Administers and co-ordinates activities of a county's Sheriff's office. Oversees and reviews general work assignments and deployment of staff in Law Enforcement and Corrections Divisions. Serves warrants, process orders, and judgments as legally directed. Maintains law and order and serves... More

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