Mission Statement: The Water Safety Officer's
primary duty within the Marine Safety Patrol is to enforce
all laws of the State of Texas and the Water Safety act
laws on all waterways in Jefferson County.
The Marine Safety Patrol is the law enforcement unit that
is charged with the responsibility of patrolling the many
waterways of Jefferson County. This division is comprised
of certified deputies possessing the skills and knowledge
of Water Safety Enforcement Laws within the State of Texas.
The duties of the Marine Safety Patrol deputies are not
limited to just boating safety but much other law enforcement
duties as well. These deputies respond to all types of offenses
such as but not limited to: boating accidents, boat thefts,
drowning, and the search and recovery of property.