NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - The Nacogdoches Police Department has hired a new Warrant Officer/Bailiff to work with the Nacogdoches Municipal Court.
Ken Jackson, a retired Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden, began his new duties January 27th. Since that time, he has been busy serving arrest warrants on those with outstanding cases in Municipal Court. Jackson also serves as the bailiff during Court proceedings.
According to Nacogdoches Municipal Court Judge Juanita Springer, the position will insure that a bailiff is present during all courtroom proceedings. "We are eager and pleased to have Officer Jackson working in the Court. His presence will ensure that all participants, including defendants and court staff, will be safer because of his awareness and knowledge of the dangers associated with a court environment", the Judge said.