uncovered a pattern at Bexar County's Adult Probation Department: officers becoming romantically involved with the defendants they're supposed to be monitoring.See more on the story.
Disciplinary records tell of one probation officer passing information to a defendant she friended on Facebook. A supervisor using his county cell phone to call and text a probationer day and night. And one officer trying to intervene to keep police from arresting her fiancé who was on probation. That last instance was caught on SAPD dash-cam video. It was after 1:00 a.m. on a March morning.
And here's the kicker: This is arguably not the most embarrassing headline the department has faced in recent months.