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    About Us

    Our Duties

    The Precinct 5 Constables Office will strive to provide the highest quality of service and standards expected of law enforcement officers. Here is a list of some of our duties.

    • Delivering subpoenas to witnesses
    • Acting as bailiff
    • Executing judgments and warrants
    • Executing state parole warrants
    • Truancy
    • Assist the Justices of the Peace, County and District Courts
    • Assist the Attorney General's Office with child support
    • Patrolling functions
    • Making criminal investigations
    • Assisting other law enforcement agencies and emergency service departments
    • Enforce laws regarding illegal dumping
    • Enforce laws on hot checks
    • Stop vehicles for major traffic violations
    • Constables are involved in the overall effort to reduce the effects of crime in their communities.
    • Process serving:
      • writ of possessions
      • writ of attachments
      • writ of sequestrations
      • writ of habeas corpus
      • writ of executions
      • writ of garnishments
      • writ of retrieval