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Brooks County Information
The county was settled in 1911 and the population estimated at 7,223 as of the 2010 census. The county seat is Falfurrias and it is also the largest community. The total area of the county is 944 square miles. It is named for James Abijah Brooks, a Texas Ranger and legislator.

The county faces a range of challenges due to immigration issues. Sheriff’s deputies are often the only line of defense for residents whose homes are broken into for food and water and to respond to violent crimes committed by some immigrants, but the increase in these challenges has left the sheriff’s department to contend with budgetary limitations.

The area code in use for this county is 361.

Sheriff’s Office
The Sheriff’s office address is 801 Co Rd 201, Falfurrias, TX 78355 and the office phone number is (361) 325-3696, The sheriff is Urbino “Benny” Martinez and you can also reach him via email at umartinez@co.brooks.tx.us.

Sheriff Martinez fulfils many duties including:

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer
  • Manages and operates the county jail.
  • Provides security for the courts.
  • Serves warrants and civil papers.
  • Regulates bail bondsmen in counties with no bail bond board.

    County Courthouse
    The Honorable Imelda Barrera, who serves as county judge can be found in her office at 100 E. Miller Street (PO Box 515) in Falfurrias, Texas 78355. The office phone number is 361-325-5604, extension 155.

    As county judge, Honorable Barrera’s duties include:

  • Presiding officer of the Commissioners Court.
  • Represents the county in many administrative functions.
  • Serves as budget officer
  • Most have broad judicial duties, such as presiding over misdemeanor criminal and small civil cases, probate matters and appeals from the Justice of the Peace Court.
  • Serves as head of emergency management.

    The 79th district court judge is the Honorable Richard C. Terrell. You may contact him via US Mail at his Alice office address below. He also has an office at the Brooks County Courthouse, 100 E. Miller, in Falfurrias, TX 78355. The phone number is 361+-325-5604, extension 183. The Alice office address is: 200 N. Almond Street (P.O. Box 3080) Alice, TX 78333. The phone number is (361) 668-5718.

    County Jail
    The Brooks County Detention Center address is 901 County Road 201. Falfurrias, TX, 78355. You can reach the facility by calling: (361) 325-3340.

    Visitation information:
    Female Inmates:
    Monday and Tuesday
    8am to 8pm

    Male Inmates:
    Wednesday through Sunday
    8am to 5pm

    To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must arrive 45 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time.

  • Visits shall not exceed 30 minutes.
  • Adult visitors must present a valid, verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.
  • Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.
    Brooks County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Brooks County Probation Department
    Location:400 West Miller Street, Falfurrias, Texas, 78355
    Phone: 361-325-5604
  • Brooks County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined20
    Avg Daily Population18
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll10
    Full time total employees10
    Total salaries and wages227723
    Other operating expenditures107008
    Total construction costs595
    Equipment, furnishings, etc1875
    Year of original construction2001
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 301 EAST ALLEN FALFURRIAS TX 78355

    Brooks County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20162,420
    Number Employed Annual Average, 20162,133
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016287
    Unemployment Rate, 201611.9
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201530,124
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Brooks County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,269
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201531.7
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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