Kerr County Sheriff Office


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Welcome to the KCSO

Kerr County is located 65 miles northwest of San Antonio, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country on Interstate 10. We serve over 1100 square miles of hills, plains, and the headwaters valley of the Guadalupe River. Our 119 Sheriff's Office staff, including 33 patrol deputies, serves over 50,000 residents of Kerr County.

Our office has served Kerr County with professionalism for more than 135 years. We administer the Kerr County Jail, while working with local and state jurisdictions to prevent crime and protect the public.

Latest KCSO News

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KCSO Wins International Award

On October 17th, 2023, Kerr County Sheriff Larry Leitha attended the 2023 Annual Meeting of The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in San Diego, California. At this gathering of global law enforcement leaders, The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office received the...
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Cyber Scams Warning

Kerr County, Texas Authorities Issue Urgent Warning About Surge in Cyber Fraud Targeting the Elderly. Local law enforcement and cybersecurity experts are sounding the alarm as a concerning rise in cyber fraud cases targeting the elderly population has been observed in Kerr...
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Town Hall on Human Smuggling

On Tuesday, May 30th, The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, Precinct 4 Commissioner Don Harris, and the Kerr County Sheriff’s Foundation hosted over 350 standing-room only attendees at the Mountain Home Volunteer Fire Department for a town hall on human smuggling and border...

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office to enforce the law and to safeguard the constitutional rights of all residents, Texans, and visitors. We strive to be a model of law enforcement excellence by ensuring public safety through the implementation of professional and proactive law enforcement services in order to protect life and property loss, while also focusing on abating the fears concerning criminal operations. We promote positive partnerships with the public we serve, our employees, and other agencies and routinely demonstrate professionalism and leadership through our actions.  We remain courageous in the face of danger or adversity and build trust by maintaining the highest standards of performance, integrity, and ethics.

Larry L Leitha, Sheriff