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The president of the San Antonio Police Officers' Association is asking the City Council to place Police Chief William McManus on leave. This follows the chief’s decision to release 12 immigrants found in a trailer last month to Catholic Charities instead of to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

When 12 migrants were found inside a trailer at 1600 Splashtown Dr. the afternoon of Dec. 23, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus released them into the care of Catholic Charities, a group affiliated with the Archdiocese of San Antonio, instead of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Crime in San Antonio was down in 2017 after a record year, according to data released by the San Antonio Police Department. The drop is credited to a multi-agency task force created to tackle violent crime.


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This story was updated at 9:50 a.m.

First responders across Texas are learning how to better deal with those with mental illness. They are attending a weeklong course in crisis intervention training hosted by the San Antonio Police Department’s mental health unit. 

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At least 130 sex crimes in its Special Victims Unit went uninvestigated or mis-investigated by the San Antonio Police Department according to an internal audit by the department. 

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