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 was 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.

We are across the street from the jail.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff’s Administration
207 N. Comal
San Antonio, TX 78207

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 the 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
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Organized Crime Division
Deputy Chief Nancy Sanford

The primary function of the Organized Crime 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
210-335-6007
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Crimes Against Persons
Captain Thomas Roach

Assistant:
Irene Saucedo
210-335-6070
Email Captain Roach
210-335-6170
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Estray Animal Unit
Sgt Pete Gamboa
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EvidenceSgt. Mario Cervantes
Deputy Jorge Nava
210-335-6092
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K9 Unit
Sgt Rene Ochoa
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Major Crimes Division

210-335-6070
Missing Persons UnitDeputy Raul Arevalo
210-335-6078
Email Missing Persons
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Organized Crime Division

Assistant:
Meleva Speedon

210-206-1600
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Sex Offender RegistrationSandra Hernandez210-335-6077
Email Sandra Hernandez

Special Operations (SWAT, Street Crimes, Interdiction, Gang Unit, K9)
Lt Raymond Ortega

Assistant
Florence Perez


210-206-1553
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Traffic Safety Unit





DWI Unit
Maryann Leal


Sgt Kevin Hodgkinson

Lt Kenneth Murray

Sgt Miguel Avila
210-335-5019
Email Maryann Leal

210-335-5019
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Email Lt Murray

210-335-6368
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Victim Services
Linda Miranda

Rosalinda Hibron-Pineda
210-335-5069
Email Linda Miranda
210-335-6244
Email Rosalinda Hibron-Pineda 

Community Readiness & Training Division

Deputy Chief Maria Garza

Title NamePhone / Email
Applicant Processing

210.335.5627
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Archives (HR)

210-335-1410
Business Office
Laura G. Solis
210-335-6252
Email Laura G. Solis
Discipline & Grievance Office
Sgt Abraham Abraham

Claudia Herrera

Amanda Stevenson
210-335-6467
Email Sgt Abraham
210-335-6486
Email Claudia Herrera
210-335-6719
Email Amanda Stevenson
EOC Emergency Operations Center & Grants
Deputy Robert Guerrero

Deputy Louis Lopez
210-206-8531
Email Deputy Guerrero
210-206-8533
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Human Resources
HR Supervisor
Rosie Loar

HR Technician
Cindy Morales

HR Technician
Lorena Jagge

Office Assistant
Ray Munoz
Email Human Resources
210-335-5122
Email Rosie Loar
210-335-5553
Email Cindy Morales

210-335-5411
Email Lorena Jagge

210-335-6242
Email Ray Munoz
Inmate Banking

210.335.5171
210.335.6287
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Internal Affairs
Lt Elizabeth Gonzalez
210-335-6720
Email Internal Affairs
Email Lt Gonzalez
Payroll
HR Payroll Supervisor
Adriana Ibarra

HR Technician
Kaycee Aguirre

HR Technician
Christina Mikes
Email Payroll
210-335-6247
Email Adriana Ibarra

210-335-0218
Email Kaycee Aguirre

210-335-6249
Email Christina Mikes
Public Integrity Unit
Sgt. John Perez
210-335-5139
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Public Safety Communications Center (911)
Leticia Rogers
210-335-4630
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Recruiting Unit

210-335-5627
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Research & Planning Unit
Deputy Richard Cubriel
Email Deputy Cubriel
Reserves

210-335-5627
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SCORE Sheriff’s Community Oriented Response and Education
Sgt Roger Pedraza
Email SCORE
Technical Services
Edward Mendoza
Juan Montero
Cruz Castillo
Email Edward Mendoza
Email Juan Montero
Email Cruz Castillo
Training Academy
Lt Jessica Motanyne

Assistant:
Sheila Boudreau

Training Academy
Email Lt Motanyne

210-335-6955 (Office)
Email Sheila Boudreau

Email Training Academy
Warehouse
Richard Gonzales
210-335-6215
Email Richard Gonzales

LAW ENFORCEMENT BUREAU

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Law Enforcement Bureau
Assistant Chief Richard Esqueda

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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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
Email Nancy Herrera
Assistant
Claudia Sanchez
210-335-5268
Email Claudia Sanchez

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Joel Janssen
Assistant Chief Deputy

Adult Detention Bureau

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Jaime Rios
Deputy Chief - Jail Administrator

Operations Division

Adult Detention Administration, Compliance and Support

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.

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