Information Technology Unit

The Information Technology (IT) Unit has highly trained professionals that provide technology selection, design, acquisition, and implementation. The unit is responsible for systems management and administration, maintenance, and the review and development of IT policies and standards; as well as strategic planning and technical support services essential to the promotion of public safety in Martin County. More than 800 users throughout the Sheriff's Office and other agencies in Martin County rely on this unit for efficient communication and data services.

Systems & Equipment

The Information Technology Unit oversees the operation, maintenance, and support for the following systems and equipment:

  • 8 physical servers
  • 75 virtual servers
  • Civil Processing System
  • Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system
  • Develop and implement guidelines for:
    • Anti-virus/spam/spyware prevention/detection
    • Backup procedures
    • Compliance
    • Data security and management
    • Disaster recovery planning
    • Education/training
    • Email access
    • External/Internal Website
    • Hardware/software standardization
    • Internet access
    • Network security and management
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Jail Management System (JMS)
  • Martin County E911 systems
  • More than 600 email accounts
  • Over 250 desktop computers
  • Over 300 laptop computers: (The use of mobile data computers in patrol cars enhances the Sheriff's Office productivity.)
  • Records Management System (RMS)