When the committee reconvenes in March, it plans to draft a report with policy recommendations for consideration by a Council committee on public safety.
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Mayor Ivy Taylor’s Council on Police-Community Relations convened for the fourth time Monday with notable absences on both sides of the aisle.
Police are searching for the slim, black man in his 20s or 30s who fled the scene after shooting SAPD Detective Benjamin Marconi twice in the head.
The Council on Police-Community Relations met Tuesday evening “to take an inventory of ideas” to improve local policing efforts and strengthen the bond between law enforcement and the community.
Mayor Ivy Taylor, Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood, City Manager Sheryl Sculley, and San Antonio Police Chief William McManus were wrong to hold the first meeting of the Mayor’s Council on Police-Community Relations behind closed doors.
Mayor Ivy Taylor’s Council on Police-Community Relations met for the first time Wednesday afternoon to begin discussions on how to improve policing in San Antonio, especially among communities of color.