Districts 7, 8 host public safety town hall to discuss juvenile crime

Community members asked questions and shared feedback with the San Antonio leaders. at the event

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio District 7 and District 8 City Council members invited residents to a community town hall on Tuesday to discuss juvenile crime.

The town hall included D7 Councilwoman Marina Alderete Gavito, D8 Councilman Manny Pelaez, District Court Judge William “Cruz” Shaw, and San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.

The officials discussed crime trends, available resources, and how to rehabilitate juveniles who commit crimes.

Community members in attendance had the opportunity to ask questions and share feedback with the San Antonio leaders.

The event took place between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary’s University in the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library at the Law Alumni Room, located at 1 Camino Santa Maria.

A full video of the event will be in the video player above.


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