Increased liability, scrutiny over police officers’ actions has some second-guessing their decisions
An active shooter training specialist who has worked with some Texas law enforcement agencies says there’s plenty of blame to go around following the Uvalde school massacre, including politicians and the public who have been scrutinizing decisions made by police in recent years.
Police: Woman hit officers car while driving under influence with 4 children on board
SAN ANTONIO A San Antonio police officer is dealing with aches and pains after a crash involving a woman who allegedly was driving while intoxicated with four children in her car. A police report says the officer, who was on the highway working a previous crash, was sitting in his car at the time with his emergency lights flashing. Her car collided with the officers parked patrol car. Firefighters and paramedics had to help Hernandez-Benavides and her four passengers, all children younger than 15, out of the vehicle. It says she faces four counts of driving while intoxicated with a child under 15.
SAPD: Big rig involved in fatal hit-and-run found with parts of victims car attached
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio police continue to look for the driver of an 18-wheeler that was involved in a fatal hit-and run-crash on the far Northwest Side. Accident investigator takes photos of victims car after deadly hit-and-run crash. A few hours later, they received a call about a suspicious big rig parked downtown near Crockett and Bowie streets. Police rope off an 18 wheeler which they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 near Dominion. They said the big rig continued on for about 20 miles with the car parts attached.
Arrest affidavit sheds light on what led to 14-hour Northeast Side standoff
Published: May 15, 2020, 11:54 am Updated: May 15, 2020, 12:28 pmSAN ANTONIO An arrest warrant affidavit is shedding some light on what happened leading up to a 14-hour long standoff in a Northeast Side neighborhood earlier this week. Suspect barricades himself inside NE Side home during standoff with policeThe standoff ended with the arrest of Ricardo Guerrero, 19, Thursday afternoon. Ricardo Guerrero, 19, charged with deadly conduct with firearm. The witness told officers who answered the call that Guerrero had gone back inside his home. The affidavit says undercover officers who were set up in the area arrested Guerrero outside his home around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.