On Friday June 8, 2018, Sheriff Chris Kirk, swore in his two newest Deputies at the Sheriff’s Office.

On May 16, 2018, Deputy Jerry Basey was honored by The 100 Club as Officer of the Year, at the 64th Annual Heroes Awards Banquet in Houston, Texas. Deputy Basey was nominated for this award by the Sheriff’s Office for his professional, and selfless, handling of three high stress encounters involving individuals with weapons.

Sgt. Justin Marinari recently received the national designation of Certified Jail Officer (CJO) by the authority of the American Jail Association through the Jail Manager Certification Commission.

Today Sheriff Chris Kirk held a ceremony to recognize two employees that have been promoted or transferred.

On September 19, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott announced his decision to partner with FirstNet and AT&T to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community.

In the near future when visiting the courthouse, you may recognize a familiar face. Deputy Sam Ballew has been promoted to courthouse security. 

The Sheriff would like to congratulate Deputy Santana and Deputy Bachmeyer for their promotion to the Patrol Division.