V.29 No.1 | 1/2/2020
Courtesy Nasa.gov Commentary News Lab 2020 The crime, the police, the solutions Law enforcement should be a community-positive, readily recognizable, mutually coordinated series of events.
V.28 No.24 | 6/13/2019
Editorial A Deafening Silence Past is future and future is now Former Mayor Martin Chavez’ belief that a lack of consequences are to blame for the high crime rate—and consequently the show of force—seems simplistic for a man who once led this city into the 21st century.
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
City of Albuquerque County Matters Never Known Questions City residents look toward solutions ART buses ordered; LEAD aims to replace incarceration with services and treatment; sick leave legislation introduced to City Council; governor appoints new UNM regents.
V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
News Feature Police Oversight Necessary Citizen input ensures compliance, progress of department Stubborn cops, less property crime, more homicides and a shout-out for citizen input to polish up the vision and mission of the city’s police department—these are just some of the local law enforcement happenings down at City Hall.
V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
County Matters The Police and the People Oversight agency continues critique of APD Civilian Police Oversight Agency investigates some APD screwups and gets updated on use-of-force policy.
V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
cabq.gov News Feature Watching the Detectives City’s Police Oversight Committee meets The Civilian Police Oversight Agency grills Police Chief Mike Geier over the Victoria Martens case, use-of-force case backlog and homicides.
V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017
News Editorial Hitting the Reset Button City police reform begins now Let’s hope that Geier can look past departmental loyalties, ideological boundaries and learn from the tragic, bloody and unkempt past as he pursues Keller’s vision of community policing and justice for all.
V.26 No.16 | 4/20/2017
Wayne Johnson for Mayor Candidate Q&A New Sheriff, New Town Wayne Johnson offers orderly and efficient solutions Mayoral candidate Wayne Johnson believes the DOJ consent decree is limiting APD's ability to fight crime.
V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
Council Watch Planning, Narcan and Petie Gibson Council addresses a variety of civic issues Council hears about integrated development ordinance, sets APD naloxone time frame and calls for a study on merging city and county public safety departments.
V.25 No.47 | 11/24/2016
Robert Maestas Newscity Local Businessman Gives Away 500 Free Turkeys Elias Law gives out turkeys, neighbors pull a man from a burning home and APD is accused of altering lapel cam footage.
V.25 No.39 | 9/29/2016
Robert Maestas Newscity Lobos Announcer Mike Roberts Honored at Public Viewing In this week’s Newscity: Mike Robert’s legacy, CNM has a high rank, the city continues car seizures, an illness affects West side dogs and the police blame paperwork.
V.25 No.38 | 9/22/2016
Council Watch Narcan, Use of Force & Sunshine Another day in the lives of our City Councilors Among many issues explored at this week’s meeting: the Albuquerque City Council discusses Narcan, Ginger’s APD Use of Force Report and solar technology in Burque.
V.25 No.34 | 8/25/2016
Robert Maestas Newscity Two Men Attacked with Boxcutter A fight turns ugly when a boxcutter becomes involved, Gary Johnson rallied last week, state sees more flying cockroaches and arrests at a state-run syringe-exchange van bring APD methods under fire.