Sheriff Jack W. Brandes
Texas Master Peace Officer
Jack W. Brandes is a lifetime resident of Austin County with 30 years of business experience. On January 1, 2013, Jack Brandes was sworn into office as Sheriff, bringing 28 years of law enforcement experience to the citizens of Austin County and the Austin County Sheriff’s Office. As a licensed commercial pilot, Sheriff Brandes has volunteered his personal aircraft and hundreds of fight hours assisting local and state law enforcement in manhunt operations, stolen property searches and narcotics operations.
Sheriff Brandes has been married to his wife Sharon for forty-eight years and enjoys spending time with his son and daughter-in-law and his three grandchildren.