Public Safety

Española Police search for missing man

ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – The Española Police Department has issued a Missing Endangered Advisory for 58-year-old Charles Martinez. Martinez is described as being five-feet-eleven-inches tall, weighs 265 pounds, and has brown and gray hair and brown eyes.

New Mexico Capitol on High Alert

In the wake of riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the FBI warned all 50 states to anticipate armed protests at their state capitols.  Protests are expected to take place in the days leading up to the January 20 presidential inauguration.  Is New Mexico ready for potentially violent

NMSP prepare for protests at Roundhouse

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico leaders want to make sure that what happened at the U.S. Capitol last week doesn’t happen here. “It is certainly something in Santa Fe we don’t want to see,” said Mayor Alan Webber. But state police and Santa Fe city leaders are planning for it.

Will NM legislators abolish qualified immunity?

In the majority of police brutality cases, officers are not criminally prosecuted, and reform advocates contend that is in part because of something called “qualified immunity.” Eliminating qualified immunity emerged as a key demand during the protests that have swept the nation demanding justice for victims of police violence. The

Domestic terrorism: A more urgent threat, but weaker laws

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom.  In the days leading up to the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the FBI received intelligence that extremists were planning violence as lawmakers gathered in Washington to certify the electoral victory of President-elect Joe Biden.

Suspect wanted in Espanola Homicide arrested in Colorado

 Espanola, NM -On Friday, December 18, 2020, at approximately 8:09 p.m., the Espanola Police Department (EPD) was dispatched to 1332 Holy Cross Street in Espanola, for an abandoned vehicle with its lights on in the roadway. When EPD officers arrived on scene, they located a male victim with a single gunshot