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Texas Local Government Code - Chapter 85 Sheriff

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  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.001 - Oath And Bond
    (a) A person elected as sheriff, before beginning to perform the duties of office, must execute a bond with: (1) two or more good and ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.0011 - Qualifications
    A person is not eligible to serve as sheriff unless the person: (1) has a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate; and ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.002 - New Bond Requirement; Removal
    (a) If a surety of the sheriff dies, moves permanently from the state, becomes insolvent, or is released from liability in accordance with law or ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.0025 - Continuing Education
    (a) The Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education may require each county sheriff, who is not a commissioned peace officer, to attend not ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.003 - Deputies
    (a) The appointment of a deputy sheriff must be in writing. (b) A person appointed as a deputy, before beginning to perform the duties of ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.004 - Reserve Deputies
    (a) The commissioners court of a county may authorize the sheriff to appoint reserve deputy sheriffs. The commissioners court may limit the number of reserve ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.005 - Guards; Penalty
    (a) The sheriff may, with the approval of the commissioners court or, in the case of an emergency, with the approval of the county judge, ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.006 - County Police Force In Counties Of 210,000 Or More
    (a) In a county with a population of 210,000 or more, the sheriff may appoint a county police force. The commissioners court shall determine the ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.021 - Execution Of Process; Penalty
    (a) The sheriff shall execute all process and precepts directed to the sheriff by legal authority and shall return the process or precept to the ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.022 - Execution Of Legislative Process; Penalty
    (a) The sheriff shall execute subpoenas and other process directed to the sheriff that are issued by the speaker of the house of representatives, the ...
  • Texas Local Government Code Section 85.023 - Unfinished Business
    If a sheriff vacates the office for any reason, all unfinished business shall be transferred to the succeeding sheriff and completed in the same manner ...
  • Last modified: August 11, 2007