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Cooke County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Terry Gilbert


Cooke County Justice Center
300 County Road 451
Gainesville, Texas 76240

Emergency: Dial 911

Non-emergency Phone: 940-665-3471
Fax: 940-668-3255

Message from the Sheriff

Thank you for visiting the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office Website

The Cooke County Sheriff’s Office serves a county wide population of 38,467 (2013) in a 902 square mile area. The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of dedicated employees who serve the citizens of Cooke County.

My vision for our Office is to maintain a Sheriff’s Office that values citizens’ trust and confidence, which is earned through fair, honest, and professional delivery of service creating an indestructible relationship with the community.

I trust the citizens will recognize our goal to make Cooke County a safer place to live and raise a family.

It is a great honor to serve as your Sheriff. With your help and input we can make a difference.

I thank each and every citizen for the opportunity to serve you as as your Sheriff.

Terry Gilbert
Sheriff - Cooke County

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