Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - CRIM P Art. 2.31. County Jailers

<Text of art. 2.31 effective Jan. 1, 2021.  See, also, text of art. 2.31 effective until Jan. 1, 2021.>

If a jailer licensed under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, has successfully completed a training program provided by the sheriff,  1 the jailer may execute lawful process issued to the jailer by any magistrate or court on a person confined in the jail at which the jailer is employed to the same extent that a peace officer is authorized to execute process under Article 2.13(b)(2) , including:

(1) a warrant under Chapter 15, 17, or 18;

(2) a capias under Chapter 17 or 23;

(3) a subpoena under Chapter 20A or 24;  or

(4) an attachment under Chapter 20A or 24.

1 The text as added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., ch. 1341 (S.B. 1233), § 2, did not include “has successfully completed a training program provided by the sheriff,”.

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