General Counsel's Office
There is one sworn police detective permanently assigned to the General Counsel's Office (GCO). The detective is charged with assisting the attorneys and staff by investigating cases involving legal actions against the City of Jacksonville and its employees. The detective also assists with workers compensation cases and civil service cases.
The investigator routinely interviews witnesses, reviews extensive criminal history checks on plaintiffs, performs certified driver's license checks, and reviews Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) files and other resources for residence and employment history.The investigator is also responsible for the service of summons, subpoenas, court orders, evictions, and notices of proposed action on behalf of the General Counsel.
In addition, the investigator assists in preparing cases for administrative hearings, Appellate Court, Civil Service Hearings, and Workers Compensation. The detective serves eviction summons for the Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA),subpoenas, court orders and notices of proposed action, as they relate to the City of Jacksonville.
For more information about the General Counsel's Office Unit contact us:
General Counsel's Office Unit
515 N. Julia Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202