KERR COUNTY – In a press release issued today, Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Carol Twiss announced her plan to run for the Kerr County Sheriff in the election that will take place in 2020.
“Today, I am announcing my candidacy for Sheriff of Kerr County. For the past 26 years, I have served the Citizens of Kerr County as a law enforcement officer. During this time, I have come to understand that there is no higher calling than service to others. Law Enforcement is not just a job — to me, it is a way of life guiding by the hand of God,” Twiss said in the release. “If entrusted to do the job, I pledge to perform my duties with the utmost loyalty and integrity. I have a proven track record of leadership and I promise to carry out my commitment to public safety, community service, and mutual cooperation.”
Twiss was born in Yoakum, Texas, and was raised in San Antonio. She is a 26-year veteran of the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office and began her career as a jail corrections officer.
Later, Capt. Twiss earned her peace officer certification and ended up becoming the head of the department’s criminal investigations unit, according to the announcement.
She is equipped with many different certifications and is court-recognized in various law enforcement duties.
The press release from Carol Twiss, in its entirety, can be read below.