The Constables serve Fort Bend County in a variety of civil and criminal matters. They perform tasks such as executing misdemeanor traffic and hot check warrants of arrest, as well as neighborhood patrolling and vacation watching.
Duties / Responsibilities
The statutory duties of the office of the Constable are to execute all civil and criminal process recorded throughout the County of Fort Bend and the State of Texas. This includes all civil citations, notices, writs, subpoenas, and criminal arrest warrants. The constables receive all misdemeanor arrest warrants from the District Attorney's Office of Fort Bend County. Duties included enforcing all state criminal laws and traffic codes. Constables are also bound to respond to any requests for assistance from the constituents of Fort Bend County. Bailiffs for the Justices of the Peace are provided when courts are in session.