KERR COUNTY – In a letter written to the community, Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the term.
“At that time, I will have been very blessed to have served the citizens of Kerr County for 40 years in Law Enforcement, the last 20 years or 5 terms as Sheriff. My father, Buddy Hierholzer who passed away in 2013, and I have served the Texas Hill Country citizens in Law Enforcement for over 70 years combined. My wife, Jean, who retired several years ago also served the public in this county and other as a school teacher for 28 years,” read the letter.
Sheriff Hierholzer expressed his gratitude to the community by saying, ” The support that the citizens of this county give Law Enforcement and other public service occupations is amazing, and those of us serving must always remember how blessed we truly are.”
He added that he believes that the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office is the “best and most professional” in the country.
The Sheriff also stated that Chief Deputy Clay Barton will also be retiring at the end of this term.
The letter by Sheriff Hierholzer can be read below.
Texas Breaking News would like to thank Sheriff Hierholzer and Chief Deputy Clay Barton for their service to Kerr County.