Under the direct supervision of a Command Officer, Police Officers perform professional police work for the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. They may be assigned to the Wayne County Jails, Field Services or Court Services Divisions. Functions include: booking, searching and guarding prisoners; maintaining order and guarding judges and juries; providing building security at County facilities; serving civil process; tracing persons; making arrests and performing numerous and diverse law enforcement duties as requested. Police specialized positions receive additional training and compensation. All new hires will be placed in one of the County Jails on any available shift. Employees in this class are required to work mandatory overtime for roll call.
“Devoted” would be a good word to describe the philosophy of Cpl. Duane Provonche, a video arraignment coordinator in the Sheriff’s Classification Unit.
Whether working, playing or volunteering, Provonche distinguishes himself with his effort and quest for knowledge. His devotion to excellence not only has resulted in numerous military honors, it helped save a woman’s life. read more