Deputy Chief Tammy Burr is the director for both Court Security and Judicial Services. In this position Burr is responsible for security of the judges, staff, jurors, and the public in the courthouse. Additionally, she oversees the safe and secure transportation of prisoners to and from detention facilities to the court, as well as the serving of criminal warrants, the civil process, and extradition transport. She reports to Chief Deputy Longoria.
Burr is a twenty-year law enforcement professional, and has served the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in various capacities ranging from patrolman to Captain. She served as Lieutenant in the Special Operations/SWAT and Negotiations Division, Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, and most recently, Judicial Services Division. She is a graduate of the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia.
Prior to her career in law enforcement, Burr served her country for ten years in the United States Air Force. She was decorated with several honors including Airman of The Year (1988), Valedictorian, Military Training Instructor School (1989), NCO of the Year (1990), Master Military Training Instructor of the Year (1991), and the Military Training Instructor of the Year (1992). She was also awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal.
Burr is a Cum Laude graduate from Wayland Baptist University, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services.