SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar is hoping to keep his job for a while longer.
He posted a letter on his website announcing that he is running for re-election next year.
“This has been an amazing few years and the work is just beginning. We have much more to accomplish together and I look forward to the opportunity to continue to serve as your Sheriff.”
In the letter, the Sheriff listed accomplishments of the office since he was elected, highlighted by a 30 percent drop in crime in some areas of the county and several high profile arrests.
He addresses the arrests of a number of county deputies as examples of how he is sticking to his pledge of holding everyone accountable, even his employees.
Salazar was elected to his first term as Bexar County Sheriff in 2016.