Employment with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office

To all individuals interested in employment as a Deputy with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office:

It is the general policy of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office that all Deputies begin their career with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in the Detention Center, regardless of whether that individual has their TCOLE Peace Officer’s License or not.

All vacancies from other divisions within the Sheriff’s Office are filled from internal transfers.

Individuals interested in Detention Officer positions and other openings with Bexar County should follow the link below:




Sheriff’s Office Civil Service

The Sheriff’s Civil Service Commission Rules were adopted on March 14, 1985, and are revised through September 18, 2012. The Sheriff’s Civil Service Commission was established as required by the Texas Local Government Code for the purpose of developing and enforcing rules regarding the selection and employment of employees of the Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Civil Service Commission Rules apply to all employees of the Sheriff's Office except the 10 positions designate as exempt from the Civil Service system by the Sheriff. These rules may be amended, repealed or supplemented by the Commission at any time and new rules may be adopted.

Bexar County Sheriff's Office

  1. 200 North Comal Street
    San Antonio, Texas 78207
    Administration: 210.335.6010
    Non-Emergency Dispatch: 210.335.6000
    Emergency: 911