Chief of Police
San Antonio ISD Police Department
Joe Curiel is the chief of police at the San Antonio ISD. He will introduce the discussion on gangs in schools from the administrative and leadership side of a campus police department. SAISD is comprised of sworn peace officers and a support staff that have full arrest powers. Each high school has two officers assigned to it, and each middle school has one officer.
Detective Samuel Martinez will discuss his experiences working with gangs in an intercity school environment and will share ideas that will help the listener have a better understanding with dealing with gang members, gang membership and helping to promote a safe school environment.