300 West Monroe Street - Kountze, TX 77625



Mission Statement


  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. 

Message from the Sheriff

Sheriff Mark L. Davis

 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 73 full-time employees, including 35 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, 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


Office Administration

Hollie Martin - Office Manager


Shawn Silcox - Civil Process


Hope Brocato - Records Division


Criminal Investigations

Major Dennis Allen


Lt. Mark Vincent - Narcotics/Street Crimes


Operations Support

Captain Mike Langley


Community Relations -  409-246-5239

Kathy Parker - Dispatch Supervisor


Christie Biskamp - Evidence and Property Technician


Jail Information

 General Info 409-246-5105

To schedule visitation 409-246-5249

Corrections & Training

Captain Scott Delacerda


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Hardin County Sheriff's Office

mailing address - PO Box 1990 - Kountze, TX 77625 physical address - 300 West Monroe Street Kountze, TX

(409) 246-5100