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Message From The Union

We wanted to provide all DSABC members with a few updates.  1. Progress on Contract Negotiations  We have concluded our 5th meeting of Contract Negotiations with the County and we are making significant progress for you and the agency.  2. “Wins” for...

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District Attorney Gonzales’ Conflicts of Interest

District Attorney Gonzales’ Conflicts of Interest

DA calls to reject law enforcement support while accepting millions from trial lawyers  SAN ANTONIO, TX - Earlier this week, Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales criticized law enforcement endorsements and support for district attorneys and state attorney...

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Law Enforcement at Higher Risk for Suicide

Law Enforcement at Higher Risk for Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in America. Approximately 800,000 people die by suicide each year and that equates to one person dying every 40 seconds, which makes suicide a global pandemic on top of the one we are currently living through right...

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Challenging Times for Sheriff’s Deputies

Challenging Times for Sheriff’s Deputies

The biggest challenges that Sheriff’s Deputies, both Detention and Law Enforcement Officers, are facing today have to do with the effects of COVID and staffing. For Detention Officers, it’s important to note that the jail is still short-staffed more than 200 deputies...

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DSABC News: June 15, 2020

To Members of the DSABC: I know there is a lot happening at the moment that affects all the important work you’re doing. Between dealing with COVID-19 and now all of the political and civil unrest sparked by the incident in Minneapolis on May 25th, I know how...

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NEVER FORGET: ONE BADGE. ONE VOICE

As you continue to serve during this unprecedented health crisis, I know there is a lot of uncertainty and that many of you have major concerns. I want you all to know that DSABC Leadership is listening, we hear you, and we are...

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Investigators Exposed to Covid After Sheriff Refuses Request

Entire investigative unit exposed to COVID-19 after Sheriff refuses ‘work from home’ request. SAN ANTONIO, TX, APRIL 24, 2020 - Last week, in an attempt to prevent illness within our ranks and avoid possible exposure to COVID-19, the Deputy Sheriff’s Association of...

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Sheriff Denies Traditional Honor to Retiring Deputy

Why was retiring deputy who served honorably for 37 yrs. denied hallowed sheriff’s office tradition? SAN ANTONIO, TX, April 1, 2020 - Sheriff Javier Salazar denied a long-time department retirement tradition to retiring Deputy Chief Dennis Casillas, who was last...

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Your Voice Is Being Heard!

Our KEEP BEXAR SAFE campaign is raising awareness of the staffing crisis at the jail and now action is finally being taken to safely lower the jail population, thereby reducing the need for mandatory overtime to fill staffing gaps and increasing the safety of...

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Jail Chief to Deputy: “You’re Just a Number”

Jail Chief to Deputy: “You’re Just a Number”

Contact Jeremy Payne by phone at (210) 875-8142 or by email at jeremy.payne@dsabc.org. As county jail faces staffing crisis, deputy insulted, told to quit after raising complaint. San Antonio, TX, March 10, 2020 - A Bexar County Deputy Sheriff resigned his position...

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