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County Sheriff

The county's top lawman.

Duties include:

  • Providing security for the operation of county and district courts.
  • Enforcing traffic laws, other county ordinances and other state laws.
  • Service of process.
  • Criminal investigation.
  • Conducting sales of seized and unclaimed properties.
  • Accepting bail for prisoners in his custody.
  • Taking charge of and responsibility for the county jail and prisoners.

Information provided by Texas Association of Counties