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Effective February 9, 2021:  Office has Moved to 97 Frederick Rd Room 104.

What is a Constable?

A constable is a licensed peace officer and performs various law enforcement functions. They also serve legal documents and perform other duties.

What does a Constable Do in Texas?

A county constable in Texas has the following duties:

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer and performs various law enforcement functions, including issuing traffic citations
  • Serves warrants and civil papers such as subpoenas and temporary restraining orders
  • Serves as bailiff for Justice of the Peace Court

For more complete information about the responsibilities of a constable and other county officials, see the "2018 Guide to Texas Laws for County Officials."

Please note: Some duties performed by officials may vary within individual counties.

Constable Requirements

Constables are required to attain 40 hours of continuing education biannually, 20 hours of which must be in civil process. Per 2013 Texas Senate Bill No. 686, Texas Eighty-Third Legislature

See the full continuing education requirements and more.

Legal source: V.T.C.A., Tex. Occ. Code, Sec. 1701.3545

* 97 Frederick Rd     Mail Unit #1    Room 104  * 
* Fredericksburg, TX 78624 * 
* Phone 830-307-3774 * Fax 830-997-1540 *
Email:  kmoore@gillespiecounty.org

Constable Precinct 1

Ken Moore

Gillespie County


Precinct 1 Map

(effective January 1, 2019)

Please USPS mail or hand-deliver Civil Citations to Constables at 97 Frederick Rd.

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