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Richmond County Marshal's Office

About Us

 
The Marshal's Office currently has four divisions: the Service Division, Enforcement Division, Court Services Division and the Security Division. The administrative offices are located in the Municipal Building at 530 Greene Street, Room 704, 821-2368; with a substation for operations located in the Regency Mall at 1700 Gordon Hwy, 772-5623.

The Service Division is responsible for the service of civil process primarily from Civil and Magistrate Court also known as small claims court. By serving various lawsuits, bad check citations, garnishments, subpoenas, levying against property to satisfy judgments, carrying out court ordered evictions, as well as bench warrants processed by the Civil and Magistrate Court. The Service Division also assists with court services by providing additional manpower for various hearings and with the transportation of prisoners.

The Enforcement Division investigates complaints of illegal dumping, littering, inoperative or junk vehicles, unauthorized use of a private receptacle, and vehicles traveling on the roadways with an unsecured load. The Enforcement Division also inspects all commercial solid waste trash trucks to insure the safe handling, transportation and disposal of commercial solid waste.

The Court Services Division is responsible for providing court security and court services for the Civil and Magistrate Court. This includes the following hearings: Civil Court, Preliminary Hearings, Magistrate or Ordinance Court, Bond Hearings, and Pre-Arrest hearings.

The Security Division provides security for the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, the Joint Law Enforcement Center, and the Augusta Regional Airport. The work force for the Security Division is comprised of Deputy Marshals and part-time civilian personnel. Personnel at the Municipal Building and the Joint Law Enforcement Center are responsible for the screening of all visitors and packages to insure a safe environment to the citizens conducting business, as well as to the employees. Personnel at the Augusta Regional Airport provide law enforcement services to the airport.

 

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