FLEET SERVICES UNIT
Welcome to the Fleet Services Unit of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The primary function of our unit is to give direct support as requested by the Sheriff and to provide and maintain the vehicles and equipment needed by the various divisions of the Sheriff’s Office to perform their duties. The unit is structured to provide a high quality, economically based maintenance program specifically designed for law enforcement.
The Fleet and Radio Services Facility located at 690 NW 30th Avenue consists of a nine bay full service garage for cars and light trucks, a two bay radio installation facility, a radio repair room, parts storehouses, and offices. Fleet Services maintains records on all vehicles, provides full upfitting services, provides and issues pool and loaner vehicles, aids in the purchasing and disposal of vehicles and equipment, and performs licensing and title work on all equipment.
The Fleet Services unit is an ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Facility and was in the first group of 16 facilities in the nation to be awarded this honor.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office requires its automotive technicians to be certified by ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) and EVT (Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification Commission).
A minimum of 4 ASE certifications in the critical disciplines are required for employment as a Technician I.
Master ASE certification is required to attain the Technician II level and EVT Law Enforcement Technician Certification is required to attain the Technician III level.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office was the first law enforcement agency in the nation to have 100% of its technicians certified as EVT Law Enforcement Technicians.