Sheriff Department 315 East Elm Street Wharton TX 77488 979-532-1550
Matagorda County Sheriff's Office 2323 Avenue East Bay TX 77414 24.4 miles from Wharton 979-245-5526
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office 1410 Ayala Court Richmond TX 77469 27.8 miles from Wharton 281-341-4617
Colorado County Sheriff's Office 2215 Walnut Street Columbus TX 78934 39.0 miles from Wharton 979-732-2388
Jackson County Sheriff's Office 115 West Main Street Edna TX 77957 40.2 miles from Wharton 361-782-3541
Brazoria County Sheriff's Office 3602 County Road 45 Angleton TX 77515 42.2 miles from Wharton 979-849-2441
Austin County Sheriff Office 417 North Chesley Street Bellville TX 77418 45.5 miles from Wharton 979-865-3111
A sheriff is an elected law enforcement official for a county. Sheriffs usually have policing jurisdiction over unincorporated areas of the county, though in some states, sheriffs have jurisdiction throughout the state.
In many locations, the sheriff also runs the county jail.
The sheriff keeps records on criminal arrests, incidents reported to the sheriff, traffic collision reports, and other records. Many of these records are available to the public.