SAPD will see officer increase after budget passes, but demand still exists for mental health unit
Overnight, SAPD responded to at least four shootings across San Antonio. With the City Council passing its spending plan for Fiscal Year 2024, SAPD will soon see an officer increase to help increase response abilities.
Community leaders share proposed violence prevention strategies after crime-heavy weekend
The San Antonio community is recovering from a night riddled with violence Saturday — a teenager shot while playing video games, another woman found shot in her car, and law enforcement using deadly force in two other incidents.
‘Air of compromise’: Abortion travel fund, mental health teams among proposed city budget tweaks
Expanding a popular mental health team, creating a fund to help cover travel to out-of-state abortion clinics, and giving more money for Animal Care Services were among the most high-profile changes council members discussed making to the budget - largely favorably.
DA’s office says SAPD behind delay in suspected cop shooter’s old cases
Jesse Garcia is accused of shooting three San Antonio Police officers. The police chief has questioned why some of Garcia's previous criminal cases were dragging, the Bexar County District Attorney's Office says the delays were due to SAPD.
New Braunfels Police Department warning residents of active phone scam
The New Braunfels Police Department is warning residents about a phone number circulating as the department’s non-emergency number. The New Braunfels Police Department is warning residents about a phone number circulating as the department’s non-emergency number.