Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar

Sheriff Javier Salazar

Sheriff Javier Salazar was sworn into office on January 1, 2017 as the 34th Sheriff of Bexar County. He is a Bexar County native and graduate of Samuel Clemens High School. He attained his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from the Alamo Colleges District. He later received his Bachelor's Degree from Wayland Baptist University and holds a Master Peace Officer License from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

Prior to being elected, Sheriff Salazar served with the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) for twenty-three years. He joined SAPD at the age of 21 and worked in various capacities. Sheriff Salazar first worked as a patrolman, then in Downtown Bike Patrol and was one of the first members of the Community Policing Unit known as the San Antonio Fear Free Environment (S.A.F.F.E.) Unit. He promoted through the ranks of the SAPD also serving in Narcotics, the Executive Protection Detail and in the Office of the Chief. He then became an Internal Affairs Investigator and in 2012, the Director of Communications. His last assignment with the SAPD was as Director of the Department's Integrity Unit. 

During his tenure with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Salazar has created several units including; Adult Detention Mental Health, Contraband Abatement Team and the Applicant Processing Unit. In the interest of community engagement and safety he has also created the Public Integrity Unit, Mounted Patrol, Special Victims Unit as well as the Sheriff’s Community Oriented Response and Education (SCORE) Unit. 

He has made community engagement one of the top priorities of his administration. In doing so Sheriff Salazar has created several programs including; Active Shooter Training, Gold Badge Business Certification, Pastors on Patrol, the Senior Fraud Program as well as the Sheriff’s Citizen Academy. 

Sheriff Salazar’s philanthropic work includes serving various nonprofit and community organizations.

He has been married to his wife Sarah for twenty years and is the proud father of two daughters.

TitleName Phone / Email
Assistant Martha Vasquez210-335-6027
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COMMAND STAFF


Administration and Support Divisions | Detention Division | Law Enforcement Bureau

ADMINISTRATION AND SUPPORT DIVISIONS

James Serrato

Administration and Support Bureau
Chief Deputy James Serrato

The primary purpose of the Administration and Support Bureau is to provide support and direct services to employees of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, the citizens of Bexar County, and outside agencies.

The Bureau consists of sworn and non-sworn personnel that are assigned to specialized units including Internal Affairs, Public Integrity Unit, Court Security and Transportation, Training, Research and Development Unit, Technical Services, Finance and Budget, Human Resources, Public Safety Communications and Central Records. We strive to meet agency goals by maintaining the highest standards in training, accountability, transparency, management of agency operations, and the efficient utilization of available resources.

TitleName Phone / Email
Assistant Martha Vasquez
210-335-6027
Email Martha Vasquez
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Administration and Support Services Division

Chief of Staff ROLAND SCHULER

The purpose of Administration & Support Division is to provide innovative, courteous, and professional services to our customers. We support operational units within the Sheriff’s Office by optimizing their productivity and ensuring their safety, while being ever-mindful of our responsibility to be good stewards of scarce public resources.

Title NamePhone / Email
AssistantVirginia Massey
210-335-6010
Email Virginia Massey
Human ResourcesRosa Loar
210-335-5122
Email Rosa Loar
Central RecordsInmate Information210-335-6201
Central RecordsReports210-335-6095
Inmate Banking
210-335-6287
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Tactical Support, Community Readiness and Training

Deputy Chief

Title NamePhone / Email
AssistantFlorence Perez
210-206-1553
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DWI Unit    
Sgt Miguel Avila
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EOC Emergency Operations Center & Grants
Deputy Robert Guerrero

Deputy Louis Lopez
210-206-8531
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210-206-8533
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Estray Animal Unit
Sgt Pete Gamboa
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K9 Unit
Sgt Rene Ochoa
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Public Safety Communications Center (911)
Leticia Rogers

Lt Aaron Von Muldau
210-335-4630
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210-669-9047
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SCORE Sheriff’s Community Oriented Response and Education
Sgt Roger Pedraza
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Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt Kevin Hodgkinson

Lt Kenneth Murray
210-335-5019
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Training Academy
Sgt Aaron Barasa

Lt Raul Garza

Training Academy
210-335-6229
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ADULT DETENTION ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS DIVISION

The primary purpose of the Adult Detention Administration and Operations Division is to deliver detention services and conduct operations necessary for the protection of society and incarcerated persons.

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Jaime Rios
Deputy Chief - Jail Administrator

Compliance and Support Division

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Joel Janssen
Deputy Chief - Assistant Jail Administrator

Operations Division

TitleNamePhone / Email
Administrative Assistant (for Chief Jaime Rios)Lupe Bueno210-335-6218
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Office Assistant (for Chief Joel Janssen)Rebekah Weaver210-335-5204
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LAW ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

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Law Enforcement Bureau

Sheriff's Deputies are granted authority by the state to enforce state law at the local county level. The primary purpose of the Law Enforcement Bureau is to uphold the laws of the jurisdiction, provide patrol, and investigate local crimes such as narcotics, assault, theft and homicides in addition to providing traffic enforcement, tactical support such as SWAT and K9. Judicial Services is responsible for serving arrest warrants, issuing court summons and other civil process within Bexar County and respond to persons in mental health crisis and transporting those in crisis to a local medical facility for treatment.

TitleNamePhone / Email
AssistantVirginia Massey210-335-6010
Email Virginia Massey
Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Substations
West Patrol Substation
East Patrol Substation
6825 Cagnon Road
San Antonio, TX 78252
8794 Rocket Lane
Converse, Texas 78109
Roy Fletcher

Patrol Services Division - West
Deputy Chief Roy Fletcher

The Patrol Services Division is an operational component of the Sheriff’s Office, consisting of full-time sworn officers and volunteer reserve officers. This division is charged with the responsibility of protecting and serving the citizens of unincorporated Bexar County. We continually provide “Service with Integrity” in an effort to promote a professional image and demonstrate our commitment to the community.  

TitleNamePhone / Email
Assistant  
Nancy Herrera
210-335-6492
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Assistant
Claudia Sanchez
210-335-5268
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N/ACaptain Thomas Roach
210-335-6492
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Community Services
Sergeant Roger Pedraza
210-335-5017
Email Roger Pedraza
Alarm Unit
N/A210-335-5267

Patrol Services Division - East

The Patrol Services Division is an operational component of the Sheriff’s Office, consisting of full-time sworn officers and volunteer reserve officers. This division is charged with the responsibility of protecting and serving the citizens of unincorporated Bexar County. We continually provide “Service with Integrity” in an effort to promote a professional image and demonstrate our commitment to the community.  

TitleNamePhone / Email
Assistant  
Nancy Herrera
210-335-6492
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Assistant
Claudia Sanchez
210-335-5268
Email Claudia Sanchez
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Criminal Investigations Division
Deputy Chief Nancy Sanford

The primary function of the Criminal Investigations Division is to conduct follow-up investigations of reported crimes. These investigations consist of interviewing suspects, victims, and witnesses; analyzing information for validity, reliability, and accuracy; and compiling a comprehensive and factual case file to be presented in court. The Criminal Investigations Division has four primary Investigative Sections, General Crimes, Crimes against Persons, Property Crimes, and Narcotics.

TitleName Phone / Email
Assistant
Dana Robledo
210-335-6070
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Crimes Against Persons
Lieutenant Ron Tooke
210-335-6070
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Missing Persons UnitN/A
210-335-6078
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Sex Offender RegistrationDeputy C Hernandez

Assistant:
Sandra Hernandez

210-335-6072
Email Deputy  Hernandez
210-335-6077
Email Sandra Hernandez

Evidence/Property RoomN/A210-335-6093
Victim Services
Linda Miranda
210-335-5069
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