Nacogdoches County, Texas

Tuesday, December 07, 2021


These peace officers are the first link in the county’s chain of law enforcement.

Along with their duties, constables have all the enforcement of Texas peace officers. They are sometimes referred to as the executive officer of the justice of the peace courts. Their duties are:

  • Subpoena witnesses
  • Act as bailiff
  • Execute judgments
  • Service of process

The constable may also assist the county and district courts. In addition, they may perform patrol functions and make criminal investigations. They are involved in the overall effort to reduce the effects of crime in their communities, including in some cases the operation of truancy programs.

William Sowell

Precinct 1 Constable
William Sowell
9373 US Highway 259
Nacogdoches, TX 75965
Phone: 936-569-6727

Clarence Yarbrough

Precinct 2 Constable
Clarence Yarbrough
2306 Douglass Rd
Nacogdoches, TX 75964
Phone: 936-560-7779

Roger Dudley

Precinct 3 Constable
Roger Dudley
2723 Center Rd, Ste 7
Nacogdoches, TX 75964
Phone: 936-554-0449 or

David Stone

Precinct 4 Constable
David Stone
4679 FM 226
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-715-0317

Duties & Responsibilities of the CONSTABLE from the Texas Association of Counties.