Office of the Sheriff
 

 

Johnny Burks

Sheriff

Coryell County, Texas

Long respected as the county's top law enforcement officer, the sheriff has a range of duties that include criminal investigation, traffic enforcement, operation of the county jail, warrant and civil process and other responsibilities.

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

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