When You Enter

What to expect upon entering

When entering the Justice Center or the Administrative Watson Complex:

  • Sheriff’s Deputies under the supervision of Major Wix staff the metal detectors at each entrance and provide general security for the court complex.
  • Sheriff’s deputies staff an electronic surveillance station in each building.

When entering the Justice Center or Administrative complex the following items must be removed before going through the metal detectors:

  • Any foiled items
  • Batteries
  • Cellular Phones
  • Cigarettes
  • Coins
  • Keys
  • Lighters
  • Metal Belt Buckles
  • Pagers
  • Wallets

If after removing all items, you still set off the metal detector, you may be scanned with a metal detector wand.

All bags, purses and umbrellas will have to be scanned by the x-ray machine.
Please advise Deputies if you are wearing steel toed shoes.

Please advise Deputies if you have a medical condition that prohibits you from walking through a metal detector (Please have Medical alert card available).