District Attorney Nico LaHood announced Wednesday that sheriff’s deputies could treat five Class B misdemeanors as citable offenses.
After an SAPD detective was found to have mishandled more than 130 crimes, the department formed an internal task force to develop recommendations for how to prevent that kind of negligence in the future.
McManus’ handling of of a Dec. 23 human smuggling case involving 12 migrants in a tractor-trailer has drawn criticism from local and state leaders.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday asked Attorney General Ken Paxton to look into a December human smuggling case in San Antonio.
The San Antonio Police Department stated Thursday that the city’s violent crime rate decreased by 6 percent over the last year, a figure that included a 16 percent drop in homicides.
By many measures and in every slice of life, 2017 was an eventful year for San Antonio, Texas, and the United States.
Two very different groups of San Antonians gathered this week to question top law enforcement officials about policies and procedures.
Formed after last year’s spike in violent crime, the City’s violent crime task force has made more than 4,600 arrests to date.
San Antonio Police Department Detective Kenneth Valdez, who is accused of mishandling over 130 cases, has been fired by Police Chief William McManus.
The San Antonio Police Department discovered that the cases of sex crimes and domestic violence were not properly investigated, Chief William McManus said.