The Support Division of the Constable´s Department is a vital part of the Precinct Four community. The Constable´s Department has effectively utilized the resources of the Support Division to provide a well trained force to assist full-time deputies at no cost to the citizen´s of Bexar County.
Each support deputy applicant must have a high school diploma (GED), successfully completed the basic peace officers course, and passed the state licensing exam. The applicant process includes a written entrance exam, psychological evaluation, physical examination and a drug screen test. If accepted, the applicant must post a surety bond and comply with all department requirements. All applicants will begin work as a civilian dispatcher and continue until he/she proves they are punctual, reliable, and willing to work.
Upon evaluation and approval of an applicant by the Constable, the applicant will be notified that a commission will be awarded. Once notified the applicant without delay, must purchase all uniforms and equipment required to perform the duties as a deputy.
All Support Deputies are required to work twenty-four (24) hours a month at their assigned duty, along with any monthly meetings and miscellaneous extra assignments. Each Support Deputy must qualify twice a year at firearms training and maintain all state and department required training.