Sheriff James Wilson

Sheriff James Wilson grew up in a small east Texas town and graduated from high school in Buna, Texas.  In 1963, he was employed by the Texas Department of Public Safety and assigned to the greater Houston area.  While there, he served as a Driver’s License Patrolman and a Texas Highway Patrolman before being promoted to the DPS Criminal Intelligence Service in 1972.  He served as an Agent Investigator Sergeant and Captain. 

In 1985, Wilson was promoted to Assistant Commander of the DPS Criminal Intelligence Service and moved to DPS Headquarters in Austin in 1986.  There, he was promoted to Commander of the DPS Narcotic Service.  In 1987, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Chief of the DPS Criminal Law Enforcement Division.  In 1988, he was promoted to the position of Lieutenant Colonel, the Assistant Director of the Department of Public Safety.



Williamson County Sheriff's Office

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has a long standing tradition of commitment to the citizens of Williamson County. We are proud of our “tough on crime” reputation and the commitment of our Court system in carrying out our mission. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the high standard of values within Williamson County and will continue to provide the high level of service the citizens of our county have come to expect.

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is charged with providing public safety services to the residents of Williamson County. The Sheriff's Office patrols the County, investigates crimes, maintains the
County Jail, and provides other support services such as criminal records, crime victim assistance, traffic control, and animal control. In addition to enforcing the law, the Sheriff's Office also keeps order in the District and County courts and actively promotes programs aimed at crime prevention and drug education.

If there is an emergency, call 911 from anywhere in the County to have an officer respond. In cases where there is not an emergency, please call the main number for the Sheriff's Office at (512) 943-1300. For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions or visit the other links on this website listed on the left.


Williamson County Sheriff's Office

Williamson County, Texas
508 S. Rock St.
Georgetown, TX 78626 
Phone: (512) 943-1300
Non-Emergency: 512-864-8282
Fax: (512) 943-1444
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James R. Wilson
Williamson County, Texas
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Williamson County Courthouse
710 Main Street Georgetown, TX 78626
Main Telephone: (512)943-1100
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