Public Safety

Mayor highlights security measures and upgrades for Balloon Fiesta

2 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – As the city counts down to Balloon Fiesta, we’re getting a look at how the city is preparing. Albuquerque police say as always there will be extensive law enforcement presence at the park. APD says there will be security on the field in uniform and

How could the gun order impact governor’s support

52 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Last Friday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a public health order to try and curb gun violence. After the announcement, there was some back and forth between the governor and members of her own party.

Human trafficking and the impact it has in New Mexico

66 Views   New Mexico leaders and organizers say human trafficking can happen anywhere. In 2021, over 300 different reports of human trafficking were recorded in New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM – July 30 is known as Global Day Against Trafficking in Persons. It’s an international problem, but crime also is being

SWAT activations: Will we see more as officers serve more warrants?

91 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – APD’s Tactical Division has had a busy year. There has been 53 callouts so far this year, compared to 29 at this same time last year. “Tactical activations are purely reactive, we’re reacting to events emerging within our community, and responding to the requests of

New Mexico has highest number of distracted driving deaths

108 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A recent study shows New Mexico is leading the country in deadly car crashes from distracted driving. The study is compiled of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. New Mexico sits at a nearly 41% rate of deadly crashes involving distracted driving. That’s

NMSP: Suspect killed in shooting involving Taos police

109 Views   TAOS, N.M. – A Taos police officer ended up shooting a man after he shot another officer. The shooting put many other people in danger at a busy intersection Saturday.  New Mexico State Police say the officer who was shot has been released from the hospital, but the suspect