Susan Pamerleau http://tpr.org en Bexar County Jail Program Helps Incarcerated Mothers Connect To a New Way Of Life http://tpr.org/post/bexar-county-jail-program-helps-incarcerated-mothers-connect-new-way-life <p></p><p>According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, more than <a href="https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/gokids/gokids_articles_children_impacted.html">7 million children in the U.S. have at least one parent in jail or prison.</a> Studies show many of&nbsp;the children&nbsp;get stuck in a cycle of intergenerational crime and incarceration.&nbsp;</p><p>Several programs in Texas jails are trying to break that cycle.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:14:35 +0000 Eileen Pace 29155 at http://tpr.org Bexar County Jail Program Helps Incarcerated Mothers Connect To a New Way Of Life Grand Jury Indicts Bexar County Deputy On Murder Charge http://tpr.org/post/grand-jury-indicts-bexar-county-deputy-murder-charge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County Sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on charges of murder in a case involving&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">an off-duty deputy who allegedly shot and killed another driver on North Loop 1604 last summer.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A </span>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County grand jury Thursday returned the indictment for first degree murder against 38-year-old Anthony Thomas in the shooting death of 29-year-old Mathew Jackson.</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:12:51 +0000 Eileen Pace 27062 at http://tpr.org Grand Jury Indicts Bexar County Deputy On Murder Charge Sheriff Pamerleau Earns Texas Peace Officer License http://tpr.org/post/sheriff-pamerleau-earns-texas-peace-officer-license <p>Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau has received her license as a Texas peace officer as required by law, and she said she is planning further improvements to her law enforcement expertise.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:46:15 +0000 Eileen Pace 26860 at http://tpr.org Sheriff Pamerleau Earns Texas Peace Officer License Suspect Arrested In Connection With Multiple North Side Burglaries http://tpr.org/post/suspect-arrested-connection-multiple-north-side-burglaries <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau’s office has announced the capture of a suspect in a rash of home burglaries across the North Side.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:08:09 +0000 Eileen Pace 25628 at http://tpr.org Suspect Arrested In Connection With Multiple North Side Burglaries Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Cites Department Improvement In Address To Community http://tpr.org/post/sheriff-susan-pamerleau-cites-department-improvement-address-community <p>Bexar County <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sheriff Susan </span>Pamerleau, the county’s first female sheriff, gave her first State-of-the-Jail report today.<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> She addressed local elected officials and business leaders, listing her accomplishments so far and outlining plans for the future.</span></p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 23:03:22 +0000 Eileen Pace 25073 at http://tpr.org Sheriff Susan Pamerleau Cites Department Improvement In Address To Community Bexar County Jail Cracks Down On Security After Discovery Of Smuggled Cell Phones http://tpr.org/post/bexar-county-jail-cracks-down-security-after-discovery-smuggled-cell-phones <p>There are only two entrances open to the Bexar County Jail after officials discovered several incidents of security violations involving cell phone use in secure areas of the jail.&nbsp;</p><p>Sheriff Susan Pamerleau announced Thursday that one contractor had been arrested after jail officials learned he had brought cell phones into the jail.</p><p>"The individual was granted access to the jail to perform his job, but he abused that access by bringing in a cell phone and providing it to an inmate," Pamerleau said.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:25:17 +0000 Eileen Pace 24851 at http://tpr.org Bexar County Jail Cracks Down On Security After Discovery Of Smuggled Cell Phones Sheriff's Department Throws Holiday Party For Children Of Bexar County Inmates http://tpr.org/post/sheriffs-department-throws-holiday-party-children-bexar-county-inmates <p>The Bexar County Sheriff’s Department made sure Santa Claus didn’t forget the children of the inmates at the county jail.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Sunday afternoon at the El Progresso Hall on the city’s West Side, 13-year-old Sunshine sat on her new bike.</span></p><p>"I got a raffle ticket when I got here and they called the numbers and I won," Sunshine said.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:30:40 +0000 David Martin Davies 22846 at http://tpr.org Sheriff's Department Throws Holiday Party For Children Of Bexar County Inmates Sheriff's Office Looking For Alternate Funding For Safety Equipment http://tpr.org/post/sheriffs-office-looking-alternate-funding-safety-equipment <p>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau is looking for funds in other places after her office was denied almost $100,000 worth of equipment funding from a federal grant.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant is a fund to help state and local entities prevent or reduce crime and violence and is administered through the Justice Department.</span></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:22:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 14445 at http://tpr.org Sheriff's Office Looking For Alternate Funding For Safety Equipment County Developing Program To Fight Recidivism In Non-Violent Offenders http://tpr.org/post/county-developing-program-fight-recidivism-non-violent-offenders <p>Bexar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County is moving ahead to the next step in their effort to reduce the number of non-violent repeat offenders in county jails, which costs the county millions</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> per year.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The county’s re-entry program, which was proposed in a think-tank that met in San Antonio last year, now is getting a building and a curriculum.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:34:28 +0000 Eileen Pace 14307 at http://tpr.org County Developing Program To Fight Recidivism In Non-Violent Offenders New Bexar County Jail Administrator Makes His Introduction http://tpr.org/post/new-bexar-county-jail-administrator-makes-his-introduction <p>Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau finally introduced new jail administrator Raul Banasco today, who said one of his first goals is to get jail staffing up to 100 percent and to make the command staff more visible.</p><p>"I am not an individual that micromanages, but it's important that the staff sees a presence and they feel comfortable enough with you to share some concerns," Banasco said.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:59:37 +0000 Eileen Pace 13183 at http://tpr.org New Bexar County Jail Administrator Makes His Introduction