The Constable is a Peace Officer, elected by voting precinct, but has jurisdiction throughout the county.
The Constable has full State Of Alabama arrest powers, essentially the same as the sheriff. The Constable
has the authority to enforce both the Traffic and Criminal Codes of Alabama. The Constable also has the
authority to act as a Forest Warden. Qualifications to become Constable are the same as those to
become Sheriff. The Constable is an elected public official. The Constable is one of only two remaining
elected Peace Officers in the world - The other being the County Sheriff.