The Deputy Sheriffs' Association of San Diego County is the professional labor organization representing more than 2,500 sworn deputies of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. For over 60 years, the DSA has been "The Strength Behind the Badge" supporting San Diego County Deputies, their families, and their communities.


Director Election Results

Results are in: Dustin Lopez, Carl Gardenhire, and Marlon McCurdy were elected to serve on the DSA Board. Each will serve a three year term. In addition, the bylaw proposal passed.

Dinner Dance Tickets On Sale Now

Annual Dinner Dance takes place March 3 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis

The annual member dinner dance takes place March 3 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego. Visit for event information and to purchase tickets.

Attend the 2018 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremonies

DSA Members may enter the random drawing to have a portion of the trip subsidized

The DSA is once again sponsoring a select number of deputies to attend the State and National Memorials. Register online

Upcoming Events

Director Installation

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The 2018 DSA Board of Directors will be sworn in during this luncheon installation.

Memorial Wake

Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Memorial Wake remembers and celebrates the lives of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Donations accepted at the door.

General Member Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The DSA Board meets on the second Thursday of the month, following the board meeting the board continues at the member meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

President's Day

Closed for Holiday

Monday, February 19, 2018

DSA Office and Store Closed for Holiday

December 2017


The Silver Star is the official monthly magazine of the DSASD. Read our latest issue or check out our back issues.

Gary Moore

DSA President Gary moore

Gary Moore serves as Full Release President of the association. He has served as a deputy for 24 years. He has been on the board since 2013. Read his latest President's Report.


Deputy Sheriff's Foundation

The San Diego County Deputy Sheriff's Foundation serves as the charitable arm of the DSA, providing relief and support to San Diego County Deputy Sheriffs and the communities they serve.

Your Association: The Strength Behind the Badge


Supporting Deputy Sheriffs

Since 1954, the DSA has been "The Strength Behind the Badge"® supporting San Diego Deputies and their families.

Community Service

The DSA is dedicated to the communities our deputies live and work in. Tne association and foundation bring together law enforcement and residents, while promoting healthy living in safe communities.

Political Leader

The DSA works tirelessly with local and national politicians on laws that ensure our streets are safe, to protect our deputies and the residents they serve.

Professional Labor Organization

As the labor orginazation for the San Diego Sheriff's Department, the DSA works the County and the Department to provide the best benefits available to our members.

Are you a DSA Member?

The member's only section offers the latest information to our members.