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Providing law enforcement services and security to all courthouse staff and visitors is the primary responsibility of the Leon County Sheriff’s Office Bailiff Unit. The Leon County Courthouse consists of five floors of office space and courtrooms. There is also a Courthouse Annex located on Thomasville Road which is staffed by members of the Bailiff Unit. Tenants include several constitutional offices: Judges, The State Attorney, The Public Defender, The Clerk of Court and County Commissioners. The Bailiff Unit works closely with other stake holders in the courthouse to ensure the orderly and safe conduct of county business can occur.
The Bailiff Unit consists of 1 Lieutenant, 3 Sergeants, and 32 Deputy Sheriff’s.
The Bailiff Unit is located on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse.
There are 2 public entrances to the Courthouse. One is on Calhoun Street and the other is on Monroe Street.