Community Service Info


The Carter County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Carter County Courts offers court approved Community Service supervision. The following information is designed to provide people sentenced to carry our community service a series of components which will enhance your success. The following rules apply:

  • Community Service is offered on the Third Saturday of each month.
  • Please arrive no later than 08:00 Am and sign in at the Carter County Sheriff’s Office Communications center
  • Please bring a valid governmental photo identification  with you
  • Please dress in acceptable work attire:
    • No Shorts
    • Dresses
    • Skirts
    • Flip flop or open toed shoes
    • Dress appropriately for adverse weather           
  • Be prepared for both outside and inside work
  • You must maintain communication with community service staff to ensure proper credit is provided

Leaving the work site for any reason without obtaining prior approval from the community service staff will invalidate your hours for that date

Do not arrive for community service under the influence of alcohol or drugs
When completing tasks inside the Sheriff’s Office or other locations. Do not perform any task which has not been approved by staff members

While working in the Carter County jail, no interaction with county jail inmates is acceptable
Break and Lunch times will be at the discretion of the community service staff member
If physical disabilities prevent you from completing a task please advise a staff member


Crime Tip HOTline 573-323-4510