The Marion County Sheriff s Office Civil Division serves civil and criminal process throughout the county. It involves the service of a criminal witness subpoena, service of injunctions for protection, and the enforcing a writ of possession, which is the end result of the eviction process. The Marion County Sheriff s Office is a law enforcement agency that provides protection services for life and property. It intervenes in cases of domestic violence and provides information and assistance to victims unfamiliar to the criminal justice system. Its investigators interview people, gather documents and evaluate facts related to crimes. Additionally, the office provides sex offender information, animal control, traffic safety, patrolling, the recovery of stolen property and other information services.