|Administration of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office
consists of the Sheriff, the Captain
(Chief Deputy), the Lieutenant (First Deputy), the
Detective Sergeant, Bookkeeper
and Administrative Secretary.
If you have questions or comments about the administration of the
Sheriff's office, please contact
Robert W. Norris
The position of Sheriff is established by the Vermont Constitution.
The Sheriff's Office is established by State Law (Title 24, VSA Section
73) and shall consist of a Sheriff and such Deputies and employees
as may be specified by the Sheriff. The Sheriff's Office is under
the general supervision of the Sheriff.
Captain is the Chief Deputy of the office and in the absence of
the Sheriff, assumes the duties and responsibilities of that position.
The Captain is responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness
of the office's daily activities and is responsible for the general
supervision of sworn members of the office. The Captain is responsible
for the scheduling of office personnel as required by contract
and other requests for service.
Lieutenant is the First Deputy of the office and in the absence
of the Captain, shall assume the duties and responsibilities of
that position. The Lieutenant has responsibility for the general
supervision of subordinate sworn members of the office. The Lieutenant
is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all agency equipment
and vehicles and serves as the Field Training Supervisor.
Bookkeeper is responsible for the office's financial activities
to include accounts payable and receivable, payroll taxes, and
fiscal reporting. The bookkeeper assists the Sheriff with the preparation
of budgets, contracts, grants and other administrative functions
as directed. The Bookkeeper also serves as grant administrator
and technical liaison for the office.
Administrative secretary has primary responsibility for assistance
reception of individuals who contact this office. The Administrative
Secretary also prepares paperwork related to civil process and