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UPD to train staff in mental health crisis management

UPD to train staff in mental health crisis management

Tatum Story

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, University

The University Police Department hopes to provide mental health training to the majority of its officers in the upcoming years. Because of the volume of mental-health-related calls to the department, UPD is attempting to certify their patrol staff as mental health officers yet there is no concrete...

San Marcos disaster recovery coming to an end

San Marcos disaster recovery coming to an end

Tatum Story

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, San Marcos

In the wake of the destructive 2015 floods, a city-led initiative aided 10 residents in rebuilding their homes. Even more, it's helped the city brace for future floods. The 2015 Memorial Day and October floods that hit San Marcos damaged 1,558 homes and 35 businesses. Under Substantial Amendment No. 7 to the Community Block Grant, the city of San Marcos was awarded over $33 million...

Parking meters may put the breaks on student parking

Parking meters may put the breaks on student parking

Tatum Story

February 27, 2019


Filed under News, San Marcos

Paid parking meters could be right around the corner for downtown San Marcos if City Council approves a proposal to curb non-customer parking. The decision to implement the Parking Management Program, an 11-step plan that lays out impacts on downtown businesses, San Marcos residents and Texas State stud...

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