HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Long-time Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman has just been sworn in as Harris County Sheriff. Hickman takes over the post recently vacated by Adrian Garcia, as Garcia begins his campaign for Houston Mayor.
Hickman has been constable since 2001, and has a 44 year history in law enforcement, starting with the Houston Police Department.
Hickman, a Republican, would have to run again for the position in November 2016, when Garcia's term expires.
Ron Hickman sworn in as new Harris County Sheriff