Constable Josh Black
Smith County Precinct 2 Constable Josh Black was appointed by the Commissioners Court to fill the two-year unexpired term after Andy Dunklin vacated the office to become Justice of the Peace. Black was sworn in to serve as Constable for Precinct 2 on January 1, 2019.
Black comes from a long line of family working in law enforcement, including his grandfather, father, brother and uncle. He has more than 16 years of experience with Smith County, as a jailer and a deputy, and has many hours of criminal investigative training.
Black served briefly in the Texas State Guard, receiving a regimental commanders award before he worked at the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, in the jail from 2002 to 2007, then on patrol from 2007 to 2014. Black has worked as deputy constable for Precinct 2 for more than four years, and recently graduated from the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s training, Developing Leaders for Texas Law Enforcement. Black also graduated from TJC with an associates degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the Bill Blackwood law enforcement institute and has obtained FEMA training.
15405 Highway 155 South
Tyler, Texas 75703
- Departments:Constable Pct. 2
- Title:Deputy Constable