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Bexar County Constables

Leticia Vazquez is sworn in as Bexar County's Precinct 2 Constable.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

There’s a new constable for Bexar County’s Precinct 2.

Brian Kirkpatrick/ Texas Public Radio

 


Leticia Vazquez after being announced as the potential replacement for the Precinct 2 Constable seat.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

Bexar County Commissioners have selected Leticia Vazquez, a sheriff’s deputy, for the potential replacement in the Precinct 2 Constable seat.

 

Deputy Constable Alex Chavez stands outside of his patrol unit.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Constables are as old as Texas — with jobs being created to help patrol the frontier. But some Bexar County leaders are questioning the relevance of the position, especially after the FBI raided the office of Precinct 2 Constable Michelle Barrientes Vela this week.