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.


Open Enrollment

This year's open enrollment period falls October 2-26 for Active Members. Retired Members will have open enrollment November 1-17. Current benefit information can be found in the benefits section. If you have any questions about your current enrollment in Insurance and Benefits, call or email the DSA.

Ray Pitoau Arrested in Mexico

Ray Pitou was arrested in Mexico and brought back to San Diego for arraignment. He is being charged with the shooting of an off-duty sheriff's deputy.

Wanted Shooting Suspect

DSA Offers Reward for Information that Leads to Arrest

Anyone with information on the location of suspect Ray Pitoau should call the San Diego Police Department at (619) 531-2000 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Pitoau is a suspect in the shooting of an off-duty deputy. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up $1,000 in addition to the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County who is offering $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Upcoming Events

Board Meeting

Thursday, September 28, 2017

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

Save the Bacon Ride

Raise money for the Critical Incident Support Fund

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The sixth annual Save the Bacon will take place October 7. We are currently looking for sponsors and riders. Please visit for more information and to register.

Spartans vs Patriots Charity Hockey Game

In Memory of Officer Jeremy Henwood

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The 2017 Jeremy Henwood Charity Hockey Game takes place October 7 at the San Diego Ice Arena. Visit to purchase tickets.

General Member Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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.

September 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.