Since 2015, there have been 47 officer-related shootings of civilians in Bexar County, according to data from the Texas Justice Initiative.
Three witnesses who were in the Chacho’s drive-thru line the night Marquise Jones was shot and killed by an SAPD officer testified in federal court Tuesday.
Contrary to initial reports, SAPD “did in fact attempt to secure fingerprints from the handgun found at the scene of the February 2014 shooting.”
When the committee reconvenes in March, it plans to draft a report with policy recommendations for consideration by a Council committee on public safety.
A “variety of leads” resulted in the arrest of Otis Tyrone McKane, the man suspected of killing longtime SAPD Detective Benjamin Marconi.
The deaths of two black men – Philando Castile, 32, and Alton Sterling, 37 – at the hands of the Minneapolis and Baton Rouge police last week have left national and local communities in anger, fear, and frustration.
The death of a suspect in the Dallas police shootings marks the first time U.S. police officers have used a robot to kill someone, according to Texas and national experts.
Communities and police departments across the nation are in mourning after a protest against police violence in Dallas turned deadly on Thursday.
Organizers for My Brother’s Keeper San Antonio revealed an action plan on Monday that lays out steps to help close the educational and employment opportunity gaps for local young men of color.