For documents, declarations, and orders in regards to COVID-19, click the link below. Monitor local news sources for continuing updates.
COVID-19 Related Documents and Declarations

Recertified Operating Plan for Conducting Jury Trials
Visitation at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility has been temporarily suspended beginning July 30, 2021 until further notice due to COVID 19.

Personnel and Recruiting

Message from the Sheriff

Dear Applicant,

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is a diverse organization comprised of three divisions. Although each division has separate functions the Mission of the Department is " To Serve and Protect the Citizens of Jefferson County with Pride and Integrity."

Please allow me this opportunity to thank you for considering the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office as a future employer. Your application will be kept in an active " employment consideration" file for a minimum period of 1 year. Should you not be contacted by a representative of this department, please feel free to update your application.

Provided is general information on the department and minimum standards. Again, thank you for your interest in our Law Enforcement Agency.

Zena Stephens
Sheriff, Jefferson County, Texas