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Serving the Courts and the Community

Constable Carlos B. Lopez

Constable Lopez’ awards and commendations include: three Deputy Constable of the Year Awards and the prestigious T. A. Vines Award from the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas and a Distinguished Commander Award from Travis County Constable, Precinct 5.

Precinct 5 Constable Carlos B. Lopez


Training and Education


• Master Peace Officer License, TCLEOSE (1993)
• Instructor Certification, TCLEOSE (1995)
• Constable Leadership College, Southwest State University (2002)
• Spanish Language Certification, Travis County(2003)
• Civil Process Proficiency Certification, TCLEOSE (2005)
• Constable Leadership Institute accreditation from Sam Houston State University (2010)
• TAC 254 Leadership, Texas Association of Counties (2018)

Professional Experience


• Constable, Travis County Precinct Five (2012- current)
• Chief Deputy Constable, Travis County Constable Precinct Five (1981 - 2012)
• Deputy Constable, Travis County Precinct Five (1980 - 81)
• Instructor, Texas Justice Court Training Center at Texas State University (1980-)
• Instructor, Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, Sam Houston State University (2010-)

Professional Activities


• Member Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (1980 - )
• President, Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 2018
• Member, Executive Board of Directors Texas Association of Counties (2018-)
• Member, Constable Education Committee, Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (1991 - 2015)
• Board of Directors, Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (1997 - )
• Member, TCLEOSE Civil Process Proficiency Certification Committee ( 2002 - )
• Chair/Member, Constable’s Legislative Committee, Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (2003 - )
• Member, Central Texas Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of TX (2006 - )
• Member, Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force (2010-)
• Member North Texas Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (2008 - )
• Member, South Texas JPCA (2014-)
• Committee member, Texas Supreme Court Rules of Civil Procedure Ancillary Proceedings Sub Committee (2009 -2011)
• Member, TCLEOSE Rules of Civil Procedure Ancillary proceedings Sub Committee (2007 - 2009)

Community Activities


• Founding Member, President and Officer, Constable Precinct Five Constable's Association (1993 - )
• Mentor, T.A. Brown Elementary School and Seedling Foundation Brooke Elementary School (1993 -2018 )
• Volunteer Instructor, Travis County Project Options for Domestic Violence (2000-2005)
• Volunteer, Texas Parks and Wildlife Anger Education (2008-)
• Big Brother and Big Sisters Association (2010-)
• Chair, CN5 Men As Allies, Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force
• Founder/Volunteer, Silver Watch Program- Meals on Wheels and More

Professional Achievements and Awards


• “A Great Place to Work” Travis County recognition
• 40 Year Travis County Longevity Certificate (2018)
• Deputy Constable of the Year, Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas (1997, 2009 and 2012)
• Mothers Against Drunk Divers Commitment to Youth Award (2014)
• Best Practices of the Year Award, JPCA of Texas (2013-2014)
• T.A. Vines Award, JPCA of Texas (2015)
• Distinguished Commander Award, Travis County Constable, Precinct Five (2002)