The mission of the City of Franklin Third Ward
Marshal's Office is to protect the municipal
courts, municipal property and conduct
operations as dictated by the City of Franklin's
Third Ward City Court. The strength of
the Marshal's Office has always been unity among
its entire staff.
Deputy City Marshals provide protective services
to judicial officers, dignitaries and other
person designated by the City Marshal, Command
Staff and Mayor's Office. This protective
service might call for deputies to
facilitate this program in situations that fall
under jurisdictional responsibility.
The Deputy City Marshals confiscate and inventory
contraband found on persons entering the city
courthouse, fugitives and persons violating the law.
Court Marshal Services
The Deputy City Marshals provide court marshal services
for city courts, regulate and control the policing of
the courtrooms, enforce all rules and regulations of the
City Courts and utilize metal detectors and other security
equipment. The Deputy City Marshals oversee the
process serving of subpoenas, summons and writs.
of City Government Property
Deputy City Marshals serve as full protectors of City
government property and enforce all laws pertaining to
City government property.
Custody and Transportation
Defendants are arrested, placed in the custody of
Deputy City Marshals, escorted to a holding facility
and transported to various detention centers.
Arrest and Warrant Services
The defendants are arrested by Deputy City
Marshals, conveyed to the City of Franklin and
a routine warrant search is performed. This
search is performed to reveal any federal,
state or city warrants against the defendant.