Public Official Bonds
What is a Public Official Bond?
A Public Official Bond is a type of surety bond that protects against violations of duty committed by a person in a position of official authority that is conferred by a city, county, state or other official government entity. Public Official bonds are mandated in all states by a variety of statutes and ordinances to safeguard the interests of taxpayers and consumers.
Among others; treasurers, judges, county officials, tax collectors, process servers, notaries public clerks of court, trustees, coroners, mayors, notaries public, and law enforcement officers (such as sheriffs, deputies or constables) all often must post public official surety bonds.