Members of the City Council’s public safety committee asked Tuesday where the SAPD wants to take its arrest processing operations in the future.
Some Public Safety Committee members questioned whether giving the police chief more hiring discretion would be seen as lowering admission standards.
Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh suggested bringing the item in front of the full City Council sometime in January.
The attorney general’s office says the lawsuit seeks to halt San Antonio “from thwarting federal immigration enforcement” and seeks civil penalties against the City and its police chief.
The San Antonio Police Department is proposing an expansion of its cite-and-release program to cover more nonviolent offenses.
San Antonio City Council will soon consider changes to its decades-old massage parlor ordinance.
In 2017, 292 thefts were reported. So far in 2018, there have been 141.
Public Safety Committee members approved recommendations to add four amendments to the current school bus camera ordinance.
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.