Archive News

Deputy Jerry Basey Was Honored by The 100 Club as Officer of the Year

On May 16, 2018, Deputy Jerry Basey was honored by The 100 Club as Officer of the Year, at the 64th Annual Heroes Awards Banquet in Houston, Texas. Deputy Basey was nominated for this award by the Sheriff’s Office for his professional, and selfless, handling of three high stress encounters involving individuals with weapons.

Congradulations Deputy Daniel Rueda & Deputy Joseluis Contreras

Today Sheriff Chris Kirk held a ceremony to recognize two employees that have been promoted or transferred. Deputy Daniel Rueda was promoted to Sergeant with assignment to the patrol division. Sgt. Rueda started with the Sheriff’s Office in March of 2017. Prior to his employment here at the Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Rueda served 14 years with the Navasota Police Department.

FirstNet and AT&T to Deliver a Wireless Broadband Network

On September 19, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott announced his decision to partner with FirstNet and AT&T to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. The FirstNet network will provide Texas with modernized devices, apps and tools for first responders to boost their communication abilities on the job, helping them save lives and protect communities.

Congratulation Deputy Sam Ballew

In the near future when visiting the courthouse, you may recognize a familiar face. Deputy Sam Ballew has been promoted to courthouse security. 

Deputy Edwards Promotion

The Sheriff would like to congratulate Deputy Hamilton and Deputy Edwards for their promotion to the Transport Division.

Meritorious Service Medal

Sheriff Chris Kirk recognized Deputy Jesse Ostiguin, Jr. by awarding a Meritorious Service Medal on October 17th, 2016.

Crime Stoppers Coordinator

Sheriff Chris Kirk congratulates Deputy Shantell Collins on her appointment as the Brazos County Sheriff's Office Crime Stoppers Coordinator.

Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer

Deputy Jerry Basey was presented with the Kiwanis Club's 'Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer' award on May 31st, 2016 by Mayor Larry Ringer.

Those also present were Sheriff Chris Kirk and Jerry's wife, Lauren.

New Crime Prevention Deputy

Sheriff Kirk and Chief Deputy Stewart offer congratulations to Deputy Nathan Dennis.

Nathan has been selected for promotion to Crime Prevention Deputy in Support Services.

Administrative Professionals Day

Sheriff Chris Kirk, Chief Deputy Jim Stewart and Jail Administrator Wayne Dicky honor the entire Administrative Staff on Administrative Professionals Day.

Sheriff's Office Honor Guard


Photo attached of the SO Honor Guard representing you at the annual Fallen Officer’s Memorial Service, hosted by the Hamilton Unit on Wednesday.

Deputy Brittany Re ~ Promotion to Patrol Deputy

Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk congratulates newly promoted Patrol Deputy Brittany Re. Brittany was promoted to the Patrol Division on January 25, 2016. She began her career with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office in October 2013 as a detention officer; after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in May of 2013. Brittany graduated as the Salutatorian from the TEEX Basic Peace Officer’s Academy in December of 2015. She previously worked in the Intake and Release Division of the Brazos County Detention Center.

Deputy Ed Frank Retirement

On Friday April 29, 2016 Deputy Edward Frank retired from the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office following 30 years of service. Deputy Frank was born in Erie, Pennsylvania and moved to the Bryan / College Station area in 1982. He began his career with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer in January 1986. Ed attended the Basic Police Academy at TEEX and received his Peace Officer License in 1988.