To insure the safety and security of the court buildings and

insure the safety and security of the persons who appear and work in them;

facilitate and maximize the efficiency of judicial and other courthouse functions;

present an image of concern, competence, and professionalism to the bench, bar and all other users of the courthouse;

and deliver all in-custody defendants to court in a safe, secure and timely manner.

California Government Code, Article 31, Section 74784 seq., mandate the Sheriff's provision of security service to Superior and Municipal courts in Stanislaus County. The mandated services include:

• Notice and process services
• Court security
• Prisoner transportation
• Prisoner escort
• Bailiff services
• Execution of court orders and bench warrants requiring immediate presence of a defendant or witness

California Government Code further addresses the administration of the Sheriff's Court Security Bureau.