Brazos County Sheriff Deputies Graduate Academy

Brazos County Sheriff Deputies Graduate Academy

Bryan, TX December 10, 2014

Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk congratulates newly appointed Deputies Jerry Basey and Eric Thomas. The new deputies graduated on December 5, 2014 from the 155th session of the Central Texas Police Academy conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) where they completed a rigorous 728 hour academy.  The graduation ceremony was held at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Library, College Station Texas. Deputy Basey began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in September of 2012 as a Detention officer; and he is currently assigned to the Brazos County Detention Center in the Intake and Release Division.  Deputy Thomas began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in November of 2011 as a Detention officer; and he is currently assigned to the Brazos County Detention Center in the Security Division.

Jerry Basey - Deputy Jerry Basey began his career at The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office in September 2012 as a Detention Officer. Deputy Basey was born in Austin, Texas, he spent most of his years in Lockhart Texas but his family returned to south Austin where he graduated from Lake Travis High School in 1991. Deputy Basey joined the Army in October of 1991 and spent the next 21 years serving his country, he retired from the Army in June of 2012. Deputy Basey will return to his current duty assignment as an Intake and Release Deputy in the Detention Center. Deputy Basey is married and they are blessed with two; seven month old baby girls, and a son age 16 and another daughter age 14. 

Eric Thomas - Deputy Eric Thomas began his career at The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office in November 2011 as a Detention Officer. Deputy Thomas is a native of College Station, Texas; he graduated from Timber Academy in College Station Texas in 2005. Deputy Thomas joined the United States Marine Corps in 2006 and completed his duties in 2010. Deputy Thomas will return to his current duty assignment as a Security Division Deputy in the Detention Center.

Pictured from Left to right, Sheriff Chris Kirk, Deputy Jerry Basey and Deputy Eric Thomas.