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Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk has worked for the Brazos County Sheriff's Office since 1980. He was elected to the Office of Sheriff in 1996 and is in his sixth four-year term in the position. In 2011, he was awarded “Sheriff of the Year” by the Western States Sheriffs’ Association and in 2017 he received the Tom Tellepson Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Sheriff’s Association of Texas. Kirk has served as the coordinator for Brazos County Crime Stoppers since November 1988. He actively participates with the Sheriff's Association of Texas; having served as their President in 2007-2008 and also served the SAT Legislative Committee. He is a past president the Western States Sheriffs' Association and member of the board of directors for the Nation Sheriffs' Association. In the local community, Kirk has served as the president for the Sexual Assault Resource Center; the former district chairman of the Arrowmoon District of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America; and as the president of board of directors for Scotty’s House Children’s Advocacy Center.

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