The constables serve as a law enforcement agency for Travis County, with county-wide jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters. They process and execute civil process from various courts, including forcible entry and detainers, writs of possession, citations, and executions issued from the justice of the peace courts. (http://www.co.travis.tx.us/justices_of_peace/default.asp")
The constables also process and execute misdemeanor traffic and hot check warrants of arrest for Travis County justice of the peace courts as well as other municipalities and counties. They have a truancy program which contacts parents and initiates filings on juveniles who are absent from school.