The Constable and the deputies have all the powers and responsibilities of any peace officer in the state. They may write tickets, make arrests, conduct investigations, and file criminal charges. However, they have additional enforcement responsibilities that regular street police officers do not have. The Constable and his deputies have the additional responsibility of serving and executing Civil Court orders.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assists all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies
Assists the Texas Attorney Generals Office, the District Attorneys Office and Probation Departments with making arrests
Executes civil process and writs
Makes arrests and detains suspects
Patrols area and maintains awareness of the Precinct for crime prevention.
Performs traffic enforcement duties
Prepares all court documents for return after execution
Provides enforcement at civil standbys (By Court order only)
Provides security for the Courthouse and serves as bailiff