Since Seymour doesn’t have a police department of its own, the office of Constable holds a special place in local law enforcement.
Jack Galyon, who is one of two constables serving Seymour, has held the elected law enforcement office since 1994.
“The former Constable, Eddie Gossett, suggested I run for the office when he left,” Galyon said. “Most people don’t understand a constable doesn’t cost the taxpayer a dime. It is not a salary position. We even have to pay for our own car. Most constables have a second career.”
In lieu of a salary, a constable receives their payment from the citations and warrants they serve.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.