The Glades County Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing crime prevention and protection services. Its detention center works under the direct authority of Glades County Sheriff. The office s criminal investigation division is responsible for offering narcotic detection services. It handles issues related to sexual abuse and crimes against children. The Glades County Sheriff's Office has a staff of more than 35 corrections officers and over 10 civilian support members. The office s areas of specialization include patrol and records management services. Its information systems division manages various voice and data communication needs of the sheriff's office. In addition, the Glades County Sheriff's Office conducts background checks. The offices also has personnel division and communications center.