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Tracy Frans

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

San Marcos police honor heroic officers, civilians

Officer Candace Brinkkoeter was awarded a Police Medal of Honor for pulling a semi-conscious man from a burning vehicle in March last year. She was among honorees at a San Marcos Police Department ceremony this month.

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Deputy constable’s campaign version of Tasing handcuffed man differs from officers’ accounts

A deputy constable campaigning for his retiring boss’s job is having to explain an encounter nearly a year and a half ago when he twice used a Taser on a mentally disturbed 19-year-old man handcuffed and confined...

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