Welcome to the official website for Comanche County Government. Here you will find information on many programs and services, as well as subjects of interest to residents and visitors. We are here to offer assistance in making Comanche County a great place to live, work and play.
Office of County Commissioners & Public Information
In the interest of public safety, the Comanche County Courthouse will be improving security procedures for the building. This process began last year at the direction of Commissioner Johnny Owens and elected county officials. It started with the installation of better cameras and monitoring software, in addition to a new alarm system for evacuations, sheltering in place, and other emergencies.
To further our goal in keeping the courthouse a safe place for both employees and the public, we are prohibiting certain items from entering the building. These items include: guns, knives (of any size), tazers, pepper spray, and any other form of weapon. We understand that many times people carry these items for their own personal defense, however, we cannot allow them to be brought into the facility. We will have deputies patrolling the halls and offices during business hours for your protection.
To assist with our public safety initiatives, we are modifying public entrance to the courthouse. Currently, there are 4 public entrances, all located on the second floor. Starting in March, the public will not be able to enter the north, south, and east doors. Public entrance will be through the west door only. This decision is to facilitate a metal detector that Sheriff’s deputies will use to ensure prohibited items are not brought into the building. They may use a metal detector wand or physical pat down, only if necessary. Bags, purses, backpacks, briefcases, and similar items will be sent through an x-ray machine and be subject to search. If a prohibited item is found on your person or in your bags, the deputy will request you take the item out to your car. With your permission, they may keep the item at their station until you are ready to leave the courthouse.
Comanche County has spent a considerable amount of time researching how other courthouses handle security. Many of these new procedures are modeled after courthouses such as the Federal Building here in Lawton, the State Capitol, and other courthouses. These facilities all have one thing in mind: the safety and well-being of their employees and visiting constituents.
The Comanche County Court Clerk’s Office has various job categories that are required to operate and maintain the integrity of all Comanche County District Court cases. The Office’s primary responsibility is to record, file and maintain as permanent records the proceedings of the district court in Comanche County. This office is a fast-paced, high volume work environment. Salary, benefits, and retirement package offered.
Job Description for employment: DEPUTY CLERK
Applicant will be required to perform all duties that are associated in maintaining the integrity of the Court Clerk’s Office that includes, but is not limited to, accountability of case records, filing records, processing new cases, and retrieving case files. Applicant must have a background in customer service, computer literacy, the ability to multi-task, have organizational skills, and a working knowledge of court terminology and/ or background in the legal profession. A high degree of integrity is a must.
Applicant must be motivated and efficient.
Applicant must attach with the completed application as a packet:
• Authorization of release of information
• Copy of either a high school diploma or GED
• Copy of certificates of achievements
• Provide a criminal and civil background check
• Typing certificate - minimum of 45 words per minute
Please do not submit a photo copy of the following with your application packet
• Your social security card
• Your driver’s license
• Your passport (card or book)
Applications and résumés shall be submitted by mail or in person no later than 4:00p.m. on March 31, 2017.
NOTE: INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE PROCESS
Comanche County Court Clerk’ Office
315 SW 5th Street, Room 504
Lawton, OK 73501
No phone calls
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