Fresno Deputy Sheriff's Association

Representing more than 650 active employees.

Our Mission

The Fresno Deputy Sheriff’s Association was organized in 1973 to give members of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office the opportunity for fair representation based on the Peace Officer Bill of Rights. The FDSA was also organized to give a group of Deputy Sheriffs the opportunity to collectively bargain with the County of Fresno for wages, benefits, and working conditions.

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The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office commemorates the death of Deputy David Gordon Graves

Today we honor a fallen Fresno County Deputy, Deputy David Gordon Graves who was killed in the line of duty - November 5, 1982. David was killed by a drunk driver at the intersection of Shaw and Dickenson in western Fresno County. 

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Remembering Service and Sacrifice

To commemorate Peace Officer Memorial month, several Fresno


Death Penalty Initiative

As many of you know, PORAC is part of a growing list of various law


Hope this month is off to a great start! We have been very busy at the FDSA working on several


The beginning of 2016 has definitely started off with many wild and unpredictable changes. From


Happy New Year!!

I hope all of you had a safe and happy holiday season.

The start of a new year


In a few short weeks, scorching summer temperatures ended and suddenly cold weather arrived! We


In my August message to the members, I briefed you on the recent failure of the pension initiative put


As fall approaches, many annual issues are negotiated and then presented to the FDSA membership.

For several years, I have been informing our membership about statewide pension reform and the


Latest Newsletter

A Message from the President, November 2018

Selfless Sacrifice

Following the local, state and national news media on a daily basis, another horrific crime plays out; another law enforcement officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. Innocent people die in the hands of yet another meaningless active shooter when he goes on a killing spree at a local restaurant/bar establishment in southern California. This time it was Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus who was killed as he and a CHP Officer engaged the active shooter in the Borderline Bar & Grill to stop a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Twelve people were killed in this senseless crime.