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