Court Security


The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Court Security Division is responsible for maintaining order and providing a safe and secure environment for General Session Court, Juvenile Court, Chancery Court, Circuit Court and Grand Jury. Deputy Sheriffs assigned as Court Officers are responsible for checking all persons who enter the courtrooms by the use of x-ray scanners, metal detectors, and physical searches. The Court Security Division is dedicated to a proactive approach for ensuring the safety of judges, court personnel, attorneys, juries, and the general public. Several other responsibilities and duties of the Court Security Division are the service of civil and criminal process, transportation of inmates, and providing security services at meetings of the Robertson County Commission. The Court Security Division is comprised of one Lieutenant, one Sergeant, one Corporal and eleven Deputies.

Lieutenant Jerry Long, Court Security Division Commander

Lt. Long began his career at the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office in August of 1997. He has worked in the Divisions of Corrections, Patrol, and Court Security. In 2003, he was promoted to Sergeant and in 2014 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant serving as the Court Security Division Commander.

Sergeant Quinton Yates Corporal Ricky Arms