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APD Riot Gear

DOJ: APD Has Pattern and Practice of Violating Rights with Excessive Force

APD Riot Gear

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has released its findings after an exhaustive investigation into whether the the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) engages in a pattern or practice of constitutional violations. The full report is available online here. A summary of the top-line

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ACLU: Federal Monitor Good First Step Towards Reforming APD

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2014   CONTACT: Micah McCoy, (505) 266-5915 x1003 or [email protected]   ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico responded to Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry’s announcement that he had asked the

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Boyd Feature

ACTION ALERT: Ask ABQ Mayor Berry to Reform APD

Boyd Feature

On Sunday, March 16, the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) sent a heavily armed unit to confront James Boyd, a homeless man who was “camping illegally” in the Sandia Foothills. The encounter ended with officers shooting and killing him. This is

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Gordon Chavez Feature

Woman Sues Her Former Parole Officer for Violating Her Civil Rights

Gordon Chavez Feature

  ACLU of New Mexico files lawsuit on behalf of Albuquerque woman who was sexually assaulted by her parole officer     ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico filed a civil rights lawsuit against the

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ACLU Demands NM Law Enforcement Academy Release Training Materials

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico filed an Inspection of Public Records Request (IPRA) with the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy (NMLEA) seeking the training standards and lesson plans used to train officers. This records

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