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 56,231. Our department consists of 77 full-time employees, including 36 peace officers. 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, mental health 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 Mark Minton
Shawn Silcox - Office Manager
Latrechia Harper - Civil Process
Hope Brocato - Records Division
Capt. Mike Custer 409-246-5248
Lt. Tony Flower 409-246-5273
Christie Biskamp - Evidence and Property Technician 409-246-3441
Captain Mike Langley - Community Relations - Commendations/Complaints
General Info 409-246-5105
To schedule visitation 409-246-5249
Lt. Mark Vincent
Captain Scott Delacerda
Lt. Trevor Samford
Kathy Parker - Supervisor
mailing address - PO Box 1990 - Kountze, TX 77625 physical address - 300 West Monroe Street Kountze, TX
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