County Sheriff

County Sheriff

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer and is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of the state.
  • Manages and operates the county jail.
  • Provides security for the courts.
  • Serves warrants and civil papers.
  • Regulates bail bondsmen in counties with no bail bond board.
  • May serve as the Tax Assessor-Collector in counties with fewer than 8,000 residents.

Visit the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas website to learn more.

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