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.


Memorial Ceremonies in May

Peace Officer Memorial Ceremonies dominate the month of May and honor our fallen brothers and sisters. The California Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on May 1 begins the many events held throughout our state and country.

Law Enforcement’s Choice

DSA Endorsed Candidates

The current election cycle is well under way and the DSA political action committee has met with and endorsed a range of candidates.

Board of Director Election Results

Three new directors elected

Results are in: Keith Crowl, Brett Fuller, and Raymond Castillo were elected to serve on the DSA Board. Each will serve a three year term. Members may login to see complete results.

Upcoming Events

San Diego County LE Memorial Ceremony

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The 32nd annual San Diego County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony honors all who have given their life in the line-of-duty. The general public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Peace Officer Memorial Run

Sponsored by the Carlsbad Police Department

Saturday, May 14, 2016

A run to honor those peace officers who have died on duty. The run is a scenic 2.5 miles and follows a course along the Pacific Ocean. The run is for all levels with a pace to keep all of the runners together.

General Member Meeting

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Board Meeting

Thursday, May 26, 2016

This Board Meeting takes place on the fourth Thursday of every month.

April 2016


The Silver Star is the official monthly magazine of the DSASD.

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.