Comal County Sheriff's Office Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Comal County?

Comal County is in south central Texas, conveniently located halfway between Austin and San Antonio. Interstate 35 runs through the eastern portion of Comal County and U.S. Hwy 281 runs through the western portion of the county. Comal County has approximately 120,000 residents and is one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Texas.

What does the Sheriff's Office do?

The Comal County Sheriff's Office provides a full compliment of law enforcement services to the citizens and visitors of Comal County. The Sheriff is responsible for running and maintaining the County Jail. The Operations Divisions of the Sheriff's Office provides patrol, investigations and other law enforcement services like any police department of comparable size. The Sheriff's Office provides these services to all locations within the county but outside of the city limits of an incorporated city.

How can I find current job openings at the Sheriff's Office?

Please contact Comal County Human Resources at:
(830) 643-5859 or on the internet at: 

What is the starting pay for Deputy Sheriff, Corrections Officer, Communications Officer?

Budgeted starting pay for 2023:
Deputy Sheriff - $62,275.20
Corrections Officer - $51,084.80
Communications Officer - $45,884.80

For additional benefits, such as health insurance, retirement, etc., please visit the
Comal County Human Resources at this link: 



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