Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed bipartisan and urgently needed legislation that puts New Mexico’s pension system on a path to solvency while also providing retirees the opportunity for larger cost-of-living allowances in the future.
The city is showing a clearer picture of where public safety tax dollars are going.
It takes Albuquerque police 23 minutes longer to get you than it did eight years ago.
With the lights flashing and the siren blaring, Michael Fisher was chasing a vehicle. The driver has just shot another man in the head and was still shooting. Fisher had no choice. He had to catch the suspect and put him in cuffs. But the moment he did, everything changed. He realized he no longer wanted to be a cop.
In a race to hire more officers, KRQE News 13 has learned the Albuquerque Police Department does not have enough patrol cars for all of them. The union said if the goal is to have more police presence out on the streets, the city has to live up to the promise it made to these officers when they joined the academy.
Albuquerque Police swarmed the Ben. E. Keith warehouse earlier in November responding to reports of an active shooter. Three men were wounded and taken to UNM Hospital. The shooter, Waid Melton, eventually killed himself near Placitas while on the phone with officers.