It is the mission of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office to protect the people we serve. We will enhance the quality of life of our citizens through proactive law enforcement practices. Within the framework of the United States and Texas Constitutions, we will treat all citizens with courtesy, professionalism, and respect while enforcing the law impartially in the relentless pursuit of criminals. We do so under the mandate of honor and integrity, while conducting ourselves with the highest standards to enhance the public confidence in the Sheriff’s Office.
Welcome to the Hardin County Sheriff's Office website. As the Sheriff, I am honored to serve the citizens of this great county. Hardin County was founded in 1858 and is comprised of 898 square miles in southeast Texas with a population 55,865. Our department consists of 69 full-time employees, including 30 sworn deputies. An additional variable number of volunteer employees brings the overall employment to around 85 employees at any given time. The Hardin County Sheriff's Office provides 24-hour law enforcement services to the citizens of Hardin County. The Office provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process, and court security services as well operation of the County Jail. We provide dispatch services for the Sheriff's Office along with additional surrounding police, fire, and EMS agencies. Our employees are dedicated to keeping this a safe county in which to live, work and recreate.
Chief Deputy Kenny Davenport
Shawn Silcox - Civil Process
Major Dennis Allen
Lt. Steve Lemons - Narcotics
Captain Mark Minton
Kathy Parker - Dispatch Supervisor
Christie Biskamp - Evidence and Property Technician
Captain Scott Delacerda