Deputy Sheriff – Law Enforcement – Patrol

San Antonio, TX
Bexar County Sheriff's Office

$4,892.00 Monthly

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive vehicles or patrol specific areas to detect law violators, issue citations, and make arrests. Investigate illegal or suspicious activities
  • Verify that the proper legal charges have been made against law offenders
  • Execute arrest warrants, locating and taking persons into custody
  • Record daily activities, and submit logs and other related reports and paperwork to appropriate authorities
  • Patrol and guard courthouses, grand jury rooms, or assigned areas, in order to provide security, enforce laws, maintain order, and arrest violators
  • Place people in protective custody
  • Take control of accident scenes to maintain traffic flow, to assist accident victims, and to investigate causes
  • Serve statements of claims, subpoenas, summonses, jury summonses, orders to pay alimony, and other court orders
  • Respond to citizens calls involving vehicle accidents, crimes, neighborhood disturbances, fire and other citizen requests and obtain witness statements
  • Issues citations, serve warrants of arrest, apprehend suspects and arrest persons charged with felonies and misdemeanors
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or General Education Development (GED) certificate
  • Basic Peace Officer Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) (Formally TCLEOSE)
  • Must have no prior arrest records for: driving while intoxicated, driving while impaired, no possession or trafficking of illegal narcotics or drugs, assault, stalking, family violence, theft, crimes of moral turpitude, or sexual offenses.
  • Military applicants must disclose any non-judicial discipline involving the Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • Must have never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense.
  • Must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense
  • Must have never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class C misdemeanor