The Bexar County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that they had reached an agreement on collective bargaining with the Deputy Sheriff’s Association after months of negotiating.

In a press release, James Keith BCSO PIO said in addition to measures that ensure accountability and quality work performance, the contract features new benefits for the membership, which include:

  • 15% raise for Detention Officers and Detention Corporals over 4-years
  • 16.25% raise for Detention Sergeants and above and all Law Enforcement Tier
  • $500.00 lump sum bonus
  • Critical Incident Response pay of $50 per month for SERT, SWAT, and ERT, and Negotiators
  • Certification pay for detention personnel certified by the American Jail Association or American Correctional Association
  • $25.00 per week for Detention and Patrol Training Officers
  • Suspension of spousal insurance surcharge

The agreement will take effect once it is approved by Bexar County Commissioners Court and ratified by the DSABC membership, Keith said.