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Sheriff's Department

Bill Mills

William "Bill" Mills

301 N. Live Oak St.
Rockport, TX 78382
Main:(361) 729-2222
Fax: (361) 790-0164

Long respected as the county's top lawman, the sheriff has a range of duties that include criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, operation of the jail and other responsibilities.

Duties of the sheriff include:
Providing security for the operation of county and district courts;
Enforcing traffic laws, other county ordinances and other state laws;
Service of process;
Accepting bail for prisoners in his custody;
Conducting sales of seized and unclaimed properties; and
Taking charge of and responsibility for the county jail and prisoners


Chief Gutierrez

John Gutierrez, Chief Deputy
Uniform Operations

Roman Cortez

Roman Cortez, Deputy Chief
Detention Center Operations