Welcome to Zapata County Sheriff’s Office

Zapata-County-Sheriff A Message From The Sheriff            I’m Sheriff Alonso M. Lopez, and on behalf of the fine men and women of the Zapata County Sheriff’s Office, WELCOME to our website.  Here you will find information about the ZCSO news and events, our community’s heritage and history, where to find us, crime prevention, and much more. Our hope is that this website will provide another avenue of communication between your Sheriff’s Office and you.

It is an honor to serve as Sheriff of Zapata County.  My pledge to you is to be the best Sheriff I can be by giving the citizens what they deserve, a working Sheriff who cares for the safety and security of everyone.  I believe in being totally accountable and responsive to all citizens no matter who you are or where you live in the county.  I continue to work with everyone using an open door policy. I strongly believe in enforcing the law equal to everyone.  My efforts are notable and I will continue to push for excellence. I appreciate the support that you give my staff and myself as we perform a difficult job in very uncertain times.
I believe the men and women of the Zapata County Sheriff’s Office are the Agency’s most valuable asset and I am proud to lead them as we fulfill our solemn obligation to our community. We hold ourselves accountable to high standards and, as Sheriff, I take seriously my responsibility to ensure we provide the highest quality Law Enforcement services to all those who live in, work in, or visit Zapata County.
If you have any questions or concerns, please let my staff or me know! Contact us either by phone, email, regular mail, or in person. Let us know what your questions, comments, or needs are. I am looking forward for your input and serving you as your Sheriff.

Thank you for visiting our website!