All Stories Tagged 'APD' (84)

Morning Fix: That Long Black Cloud

  • More rain: our San Juan/Chama water shortfall is almost gone. Our groundwater reserves are rising. Do we owe it all to…
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Added by Phil_0 on July 31, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Pendejos!

I never cease to be amazed by the incompetence of some New Mexican politicos! Republican Representative Nate Gentry who is the Majority Floor Leader did not sign a fundraising…

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Added by Brian Fejer on May 21, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

TA$ER

The 24 hour news cycle has given way to the utter…

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Added by Brian Fejer on May 7, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Here Comes the Night

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Added by Phil_0 on May 7, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Primero de Mayo

http://www.stopthewarmachine.org/

I was…

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Added by Brian Fejer on May 1, 2015 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Siempre El Rey

  • Yikes - Brandenburg's entire office tossed from Boyd murder trials. (But they get to appoint the special prosecutor who pursues the case...guessing that may be a mixed blessing for the defendants).
  • Citing profound overcrowding, UNMH plans…
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Added by Phil_0 on April 10, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: The Birds and the Bees

  • Still short-staffed: APD announces a new cadet class, but says we still don't have nearly enough cops.
  • But quality over quantity, right? Hopefully new tighter standards will at least keep people …
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Added by Phil_0 on April 9, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

WHERE'S THE FIRE?

I am one of forty seven persons to still have and love a dumb phone but I have come across an app (on my wife's Smartie-Pantsed phone) that would almost move me to buy a Smart-ier phone. It is called, Pulse Point.


The application has been purchased for use by many large metropolitan areas in order to 'save lives' . Recently, our City of Albuquerque, New Mexico shelled out…
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Added by Jeff Hartzer on March 26, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

UnExceptional Corruption

Albuquerque, New Mexico is my hometown and state. With the exception of the spring winds, the weather is pretty exceptional. We live in an enchanting realm, with unparalleled natural beauty and landscapes. We…

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Added by Brian Fejer on March 19, 2015 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Albuquerque Drivers

BRIAN FEJER

What is the craziest thing, that you have ever seen on the streets of Albuquerque? 

Sometimes when driving around the city streets of Albuquerque, one can sense the steep decline of western…

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Added by Brian Fejer on February 26, 2015 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: En-Em-Ee-Eff-Cee-You

  • Farewell, Tent City: downtown homeless camp dwellers served with eviction notices.
  • Meanwhile, on the other end of the housing spectrum, ABQ's …
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Added by Phil_0 on February 10, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Groupthink

Albuquerque Mayor R.J. Berry,…

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Added by Brian Fejer on February 5, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Rolling Stone is the next to cover our APD problem

Hot on the heels of that New Yorker story comes Rolling Stone's take on Albuquerque's troubled police force. When Cops Break Bad: Inside a Police Force Gone Wild recaps for a national audience the killing of James Boyd (and Christopher Torres, Kenneth Ellis…

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Added by Sophie on January 29, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Going Rogue

The lapel camera footage from the 2014 Albuquerque Police Department shooting of the mentally ill homeless camper James…

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Added by Brian Fejer on January 18, 2015 at 12:56pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Pinball Wizards

  • I'm getting so sick of depressing APD stories, but...accused officers want Brandenburg's office off the case for conflict of interest - due to APD's two recent moves against Brandenburg. And while this week's police killing certainly …
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Added by Phil_0 on January 16, 2015 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Bon Ton Roulet

  • More APD unpleasantness, straight from yesterday's Fix comments (thanks Brian Fejer): a few days after charges were filed in the Boyd case, the city (and not just APD!) is apparently refusing the DA's office access…
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Added by Phil_0 on January 15, 2015 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Dirty Words

  • Albuquerque's streak of nearly six months without a fatal police shooting is apparently over. While recent experience should leave us all hesitant to judge too early, early reports suggest the officer was returning fire.
  • The downtown grocery store has, at long last, really and truly…
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Added by Phil_0 on January 14, 2015 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: A First Time for Everything

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Added by Phil_0 on January 13, 2015 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Coming Like a Ghost Town

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Added by Phil_0 on January 12, 2015 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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