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The funding includes two separate grants, totaling $1.65 million, to be distributed evenly over three years.
Public Safety Committee members approved recommendations to add four amendments to the current school bus camera ordinance.
The rate of violent crime in San Antonio dropped slightly in 2017, leveling off a spike in violent crime that began in 2014, according to FBI data.
Bexar County Sherrifs Deputy saved the life of a 24-year old male by administering Narcan, the nasal spray version of Naloxone, a medication that can temporarily stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
The task force has helped establish a 20-person opioid recovery residence for women to live in with their children while receiving addiction treatment.
Bexar County leads the state in babies born with drug withdrawal symptoms and has the third-highest per-capita rate of overdose deaths in Texas.
A San Antonio-based initiative focuses on ending the overutilization of emergency services by connecting people to the right type of care.
San Antonio's public safety agencies need more money to better serve their employees and constituents, two top executives said Wednesday.
Since 2015, there have been 47 officer-related shootings of civilians in Bexar County, according to data from the Texas Justice Initiative.