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Welcome to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office website.

This site will provide you with information on the operations of the Sheriff's Office. In it you will find links to various Sheriff's Office divisions and the men and women who make up our fine agency. We hope you find this website a valuable source of communication between our office and the citizens of Galveston County.

Sincerely,
Henry Trochesset, Sheriff



The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office is committed to serve all people with Respect, Fairness and Sensitivity.

We are committed to the prevention of crime and the Protection of life and property.

We shall strive to remain true to the ethics of law enforcement service and maintain public faith and trust.

 
News

Press Release


Bolivar Homicide Update Composite of possible suspect: 03/09/2014


Sheriff Office Detectives continue to search for leads in the death of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson of Houston.


Detectives are conducting interviews of possible witnesses and running down the lead that we have received.


Detectives are asking for your help in identifying this suspect in the composite drawing. He would have been last seen with the girls and in their vehicle.



We are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office TIPLINE at 866-248-8477 or Galveston County Crime Stoppers 409-763-8477.



Sheriff Henry Trochesset Galveston County Sheriff’s Office

For more information please contact me at:
(409) 766-2301 or


Now Hiring Peace Officers and Reserve Peace Officers


Now Hiring Certified Peace Officers for Patrol. We are also hiring for the Reserve Division in the Patrol and the Marine Divisions.

Now Hiring Telecommunicators


Now Hiring Certified Telecommunicators for Dispatch.

Now Hiring Corrections Officers


Now Hiring Certified and Non-Certified Corrections Officers for the Jail.

Now Hiring Corrections Officers


Now Hiring Civilian Staff as a Clerk in the Mail Room.

Junked Vehicle Procedures


Follow the link above to view the Galveston County - Sheriff Office Junked Vehicle Procedures

Sexually Oriented Business Regulations


Follow the link above to view the Galveston County - Sexually Oriented Business Regulations

ATV-ROV Beach Rules


Follow the link above to view the Galveston County - Sheriff Office Junked Vehicle Procedures

Events
  • Training
    In-Service and TCOLE Training Courses. Train Now!

  • Hiring
    Now accepting applications for Corrections. Apply Now!

  • Hiring
    Now accepting applications for Reserve Peace Officers. Apply Now!

  • Hiring
    Now accepting applications for Mail Room Clerk. Apply Now!

  • Hiring
    Now accepting applications for Communications. Apply Now!





  • Add money to an offenders' phone account to allow them to make phone calls. Once the deposit has been made the money will become property of the offender.
    No need to drive to the facility and wait in line to provide money for loved ones. Make a deposit to an inmate's commissary account to provide them the ability to purchase supplies and treats from the canteen. Inmate's accounts are updated immediately with available funds.*
    No need to drive to the facility and wait in line to provide money for loved ones. Make a deposit to an inmate's commissary account to provide them the ability to purchase supplies and treats from the canteen. Inmate's accounts are updated immediately with available funds.*