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Friends of the Sheriff

Ride Along Criteria


In order to be eligible for a Ride-Along, a person must meet ONE OR MORE of the following criteria:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career in Law Enforcement
  • Be a relative or spouse of a Hunt County Deputy
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a member of the Friends of the Sheriff
  • Be a certified Peace Officer from another jurisdiction
  • Be an employee of Hunt County, Texas
  • Be a member of the Press

In addition, a prospective rider must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Never convicted of a Felony
  • Not convicted of any Misdemeanor A or B, or any non-traffic Misdemeanor C in the preceding 5 years
  • Must not be a party to or named in any criminal or civil proceeding ongoing or pending
  • Must not be a suspect in any criminal activity
  • Must submit to a Criminal History Check
  • Must view the Ride-Along Video
  • Must sign the Ride-Along Disclaimer and the Ride-Along Authorization forms
  • Must be approved by the Sheriff or Undersheriff

View Ride Along video below…

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