Editor's Note: This column has been republished with the permission of Texas Rep. Diego Bernal. He originally published his education report here. My commitment to public education is rooted in two core beliefs: The first is that education can solve our most pressing problems — poverty, hunger, inadequate health care, the lack of affordable housing, unemployment, crime, the need for criminal justice reform, and many more.
Written by Diego Bernal on Nov 15 2016 - 11:04pm
Written by Media@tamhsc.edu on Sep 28 2015 - 2:03pm
Issuing more concealed carry permits does not decrease crime, according to a new study published in the Journal of Criminology. Texas A&M professor Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., MPH, lead the study. He and his colleagues looked at more than a decade of data on changes in crime and concealed handgun licensing rates from more than 500 counties in four states: Texas, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania.
Written by Clayton Price on Jul 23 2013 - 10:21am
On June 8, 2013 the 24th Annual Neighborhood Conference addressed neighborhood associations and residents from all over San Antonio on the issue of safety at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church. Precinct 4 County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson launched the lunchtime session, delivering a talk on the importance of neighborhood associations. Jeanne Russell of SA2020 led a panel discussion on crime and safety with Deputy Chief Joe Hamilton of Bexar County Sherriff's Department and Assistant Chief Jose Banales of the San Antonio Police department. The session concluded with questions and concerns from attendees. Watch the entire session below.
Written by artseago on Dec 13 2012 - 8:32pm
As we pray for the families involved in the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 30 2012 - 10:58pm
National Night Out (NNO) promotes involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. NOWCastSA aims to enrich San Antonio’s NNO activities by engaging online audiences, raising awareness of events, and helping people and organizations to tell their own stories.