A report by the Collaborative Commission on Domestic Violence shows San Antonio and Bexar County law enforcement agencies responded to fewer domestic homicides between 2020 and 2021, but family violence-related calls increased over the same period.

The increase in calls and protective orders doesn’t necessarily mean domestic violence is occurring more often, officials said. It could mean awareness efforts are working. Credit: Bonnie Arbittier / San Antonio Report

A police car blocks off Evergreen Street from the public.