In response to a new Texas law, Hays County has created the adult Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
Recognizing the serious nature of sexual assault, the 87th Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 476 that requires counties to form adult SARTs.
Led by Hays County Pct. 4 commissioner Walt Smith, the Hays County SART will bring together law enforcement, the criminal prosecutor’s office, a sexual assault nurse examiner and a mental health provider to assist with the effort. A Chie...