Sheriffs' Association of Texas


Knox County Sheriff's Office (Chief Deputy Position)

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office, located in north central Texas, is currently taking application for Chief Deputy.

Must have a current Texas Peace Officer’s License as issued by TCOLE. 

Duties are minimal patrol, investigation, assisting in jail management,  overseeing in cooperation with the Sheriff the many avenues of the Sheriff’s office and the jail.  

Starting salary is $33,370.00/yr, plus cell phone supplement of $80.00/ month, and being primarily a daytime shift.  

Benefits include but not limited to medical supplement, sick days, holidays, vacation, personal days, take home vehicle, etc.   

Knox County a primarily farming/ranching county with a somewhat slower pace of life yet with moments of activity and cases to deal with.   For an application or with questions please feel free to contact Sheriff Dean Homstad at 940-256-1457, or office at 940-459-2211. Email contact is