State strips indicted constable of peace officer license

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Friday, May 6, 2016
Josh Joslin

LIBERTY COUNTY, TX (KTRK) -- The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) has suspended the license of Liberty County Pct. 6 Constable John Joslin, effective May 2.

Joslin's suspension is in response to two felony indictments filed against him last month for Tampering with a Governmental Record.

See also: Liberty County constable surrenders to sheriff's office

Liberty County Pct. 6 Constable John Joslin
Cleveland Advocate

While suspended, Joslin will be unable to do the job to which he was elected. He cannot carry a gun or be in uniform, or present himself as a peace officer, according to TCOLE's regulations.

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