Constable Ron Hood, Precinct 4
Duties and Responsibilities
Texas Constables and their Deputies are fully empowered peace officers, with countywide jurisdiction who may legally exercise their authority in any precinct within their county. They may issue citations, make arrest, conduct investigations, file criminal charges, assist other agencies involving crimes-in-progress, respond to missing person calls, and conduct traffic enforcement. Constables are available to serve their community, whenever, and wherever as needed. In addition, Texas Constables are designated as “officers of the courts,” whose responsibilities are to execute court orders (i.e. civil citations, criminal arrest warrants, protective orders, property seizures, evictions, writs, etc.) issued by the District Court, County, Court, Justice Courts, and/or any other State Courts.
Additional Services Provided by Hays County Constable’s Office, Precinct 4:
- Notary Service
- Fingerprinting (by appointment)
- Traffic Escorts (i.e. funerals)
- Vacation/Closed Patrol Watch
- Crime Prevention Training for Neighborhood Crime Watch Programs & homeowners groups.
- Email Notifications regarding community safety/events, i.e. road closures, crime watch, burn ban, traffic conditions, and other hazardous events.
Contact this office at 512.858.7605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any requests.
Precinct 4 Staff:
Deputy Blaine Hamilton
Deputy Constable Blaine Hamilton has served the Hays County Precinct 4 Constable since 2005. He served with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Orange County, Texas for 1½ years before coming to Hays County. Deputy Hamilton holds the following certifications; Civil Process Proficiency (2009), Mental Health Officer (2012), Training Instructor (2013), and a Master Peace Officer Certification (2019) with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Deputy Jimmy Zuehlke
Deputy Constable Jimmy Zuehlke began his service with the Hays Co. Constable, Pct. 4 Office in 2017. Deputy Zuehlke has over 30 years in law enforcement, having served 25 years as an Agent with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and 4 years as a Patrol Deputy with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Southwest Texas State in 1986 and holds the following certifications: Training Instructor (2002), Sexual Assault Family Violence Investigator (2003), National Academy Professional Driving Instructors (2004), and a Master Peace Officer Certification (2001) with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Deputy Delton Duggins
Deputy Constable Delton Duggins has over 22 years of law enforcement service, having served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, the West Lake Hills Police Department, and the San Marcos Police Department, where he retired in 2020. He holds the following certifications: Northwestern Center for Public Safety – Motor Officer (2005), National Association of School Resource Officers (2018), and a Master Peace Officer Certification (2018) with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Deputy Dave Graham
Deputy Constable Dave Graham joined the Constable’s office in 2017. Deputy Graham began his law enforcement career in 1983 with the Garland Police Department, and recently retired from the Dallas Police Department (2017), where he obtained the rank of Lieutenant, where he supervised the following specialized units: Explosive Ordnance (EOS), Canine, Mounted Units, Special Events Division, Dive Team, Reserve Battalion, Internal Affairs Division (IAD), and as the Supervisor over the Helicopter Unit (command pilot wings) for the Dallas Police Department. In addition, Deputy Graham is an instructor with Law Enforcement Seminars, LLC, where he provides specializes training related to Internal Affairs Investigations, and Complaint and Procedural Responsibilities. He holds a Master Peace Officer Certification (2000) with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Deputy Tate Puryear
Deputy Constable Tate Puryear has served the Hays County Precinct 4 Constable since 2021. He served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Hays County, Texas, from 1994 to 2021. Deputy Puryear holds the following Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certifications: Basic Instructor Proficiency (2013), Master Peace Officer (2017), and Mental Health Officer (2020).
Deputy John Pozuc
Deputy Constable John Pozuc has served the Hays County Precinct 4 Constable since 2023. He has served with the Mathis Police Department, Mathis, TX (2016), the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office (2016-2019), and the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Hays County, Texas (2019 to 2023). Deputy Pozuc is a licensed Emergency Medical Technician and holds the following Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certifications: Basic Peace Officer (2015), and Jailer License (2022).
Deputy Juan Zesati
Deputy Constable Juan Zesati has served the Hays County Precinct 4 Constable since 2023. He served with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Hays County, Texas, from 2013 to 2023. Deputy Zesati holds the following Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) certifications: Basic Jailer License (2014), Basic Instructor Proficiency (2020), and Intermediate Peace Officer (2022).
Modesta Alcorn, Office Administrator
Modesta Alcorn has served Hays County Precinct 4 Constable office since 2008. Previously, Mrs. Alcorn served as a Hays County Justice of the Peace Clerk. She is a Texas Notary, speaks Spanish and holds a Civil Process Proficiency Certification (2017) with the TX Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Constable Ron Hood
195 Roger Hanks Parkway #3
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
4 Years – Expires in 2024