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The San Marcos Police Department is asking for the community’s input on its current use of force policy.
SMPD officials announced the formation of a new committee that will be responsible for reviewing practices.
Some residents of the city say they are on board with policy changes. Tiffany Marcaurele feels it’s a step in the right direction.
“I mean there’s always a flaw in the law. There’s always going to be something that can be changed,” she said.
Jason Lewis believes the police department should be willing to make improvements if the community recognizes a problem.
“The police need to make adjustments. No one’s life should be punished for safety,” he said.
The new citizen’s advisory committee will be made up of residents from San Marcos who will be tasked with providing feedback to SMPD.
Long time resident Matthew Sustatia has already