officer-involved shootings http://kunm.org en Video: SWAT Officers Told Suspect To Drop Gun http://kunm.org/post/video-swat-officers-told-suspect-drop-gun <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">UPDATE 7/24: A newly released video shows Albuquerque SWAT officers yelling at an armed man several times to drop his gun before he was fatally shot.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:09:44 +0000 The Associated Press 48389 at http://kunm.org Video: SWAT Officers Told Suspect To Drop Gun US Marshals Deputy Fatally Shoots Fugitive In NM http://kunm.org/post/us-marshals-deputy-fatally-shoots-fugitive-nm <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Marshals Service says a deputy has fatally shot a fugitive in southwest Albuquerque while trying to serve a federal arrest warrant.</span></p><p class="p1">They say deputy U.S. Marshals and task force officers from the District of New Mexico weren't injured in Wednesday's incident.</p><p class="p1">Details of the shooting weren't immediately released.</p><p class="p1">KOB-TV reports Albuquerque police responded to the scene on reports of a possible dead body along with the Office of the Medical Investigator.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:47:55 +0000 The Associated Press 47494 at http://kunm.org What's Next For Troubled Albuquerque Police? http://kunm.org/post/whats-next-troubled-albuquerque-police <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Outcry over recent police shootings continues to rattle New Mexico's largest city, spreading from street protests to rowdy demonstrations in government buildings.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 13:38:25 +0000 The Associated Press 44939 at http://kunm.org What's Next For Troubled Albuquerque Police? Police Investigating Man's Death During Standoff http://kunm.org/post/police-investigating-mans-death-during-standoff <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">UPDATE Mon. 5/5 5:30a - Albuquerque police said Sunday that an officer shot a man during a long SWAT standoff, but it remains unconfirmed if that caused the man's death.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><p>Police said that 50-year-old Armand Martin walked out of an Albuquerque home Saturday and fired two handguns.</p> Sun, 04 May 2014 13:50:48 +0000 The Associated Press & The Albuquerque Journal 44755 at http://kunm.org Police Investigating Man's Death During Standoff Chief Has Few Answers On Latest Police Shooting http://kunm.org/post/chief-has-few-answers-latest-police-shooting <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>UPDATE 4/23 1:45 p: Two days after Albuquerque police shot and killed a 19-year-old female who was suspected of truck theft, the chief of the troubled department says he has little information about the latest shooting.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:21:29 +0000 The Associated Press 44148 at http://kunm.org Chief Has Few Answers On Latest Police Shooting APD's Mental Health Quandry http://kunm.org/post/apds-mental-health-quandry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KUNM Call In Show Thu. 4/17&nbsp;</span>8a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Albuquerque Police Department recently made national headlines for the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/24/james-boyd-killed-by-cops_n_5021117.html">shooting of a man</a> in the&nbsp;Sandia&nbsp;foothills who was mentally ill</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:03:42 +0000 Deborah Martinez 43859 at http://kunm.org APD's Mental Health Quandry Feds Find Patterns of Excessive Force in APD http://kunm.org/post/feds-find-patterns-excessive-force-apd <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 12px;">A <a href="http://kunm.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/140410-DOJ-APD-Findings-Letter.pdf">scathing report</a> has been released by the Department of Justice that accuses Albuquerque Police Department of engaging in patterns and practices of excessive force.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:25:53 +0000 Rita Daniels 43718 at http://kunm.org Feds Find Patterns of Excessive Force in APD DOJ: Serious Problems in APD http://kunm.org/post/doj-serious-problems-apd <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">The U.S. Justice Department says institutional reform is needed to curb the "patterns of excessive force" that were turned up by a civil investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department.</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:54:35 +0000 Associated Press 43689 at http://kunm.org DOJ: Serious Problems in APD APD Review Officer Discusses Police Oversight http://kunm.org/post/apd-review-officer-discusses-police-oversight <p></p><p>Independent Review Officer Robin Hammer criticizes the city's Police Oversight Commission for failing to examine&nbsp;APD's&nbsp;overall policy on the use of force.</p><p>"The current commissioners have chosen not to use some of the powers they’ve already been given," she said in an interview with KUNM.&nbsp;"At no point in my 18 months has the Police Oversight Commission chosen to look at officer-involved shootings and to review what’s gone on."</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:59:30 +0000 Marisa Demarco 43430 at http://kunm.org APD Review Officer Discusses Police Oversight Protesters Draw Up Demands for APD http://kunm.org/post/protesters-draw-demands-apd <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Around 150 people gathered at the Center for Peace and Justice to create a list of demands on Monday night.</p><p>A block or so away, a couple dozen protesters gathered in front of the&nbsp;University of New Mexico Bookstore to continue to chant and call for reform of Albuquerque’s Police Department.</p><p>The center was wall-to-wall with activists from many backgrounds and organizations. Though opinions varied widely, the group eventually narrowed a list of 30-plus demands to three. They include:</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 06:25:24 +0000 Marisa Demarco 43241 at http://kunm.org Protesters Draw Up Demands for APD Mayor Berry: APD Showed Restraint http://kunm.org/post/mayor-berry-apd-showed-restraint <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Richard Berry and </span>APD<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chief Gordon Eden addressed the media this afternoon regarding yesterday's protest, which the mayor earlier characterized as "mayhem."&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At today's news conference, Berry reiterated that what happened was not productive and said demonstrators were attempting to escalate the situation.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:04 +0000 Marisa Demarco 43227 at http://kunm.org Momentum Builds at Sunday APD Demonstration http://kunm.org/post/momentum-builds-sunday-apd-demonstration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Late Sunday night, protesters convened&nbsp;again in front of police headquarters, and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">tear gas</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;was dispersed for the second time.&nbsp;The group disbanded but vowed to return. Stay tuned to KUNM 89.9 and kunm.org for updates.</span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:56:41 +0000 Rita Daniels 43225 at http://kunm.org Momentum Builds at Sunday APD Demonstration Video of Sunday's Protest from The Daily Lobo http://kunm.org/post/video-sundays-protest-daily-lobo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://youtu.be/Ag4a5UxcsBQ</span></p><p>UNM's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> student newspaper, the Daily Lobo, offered a special&nbsp;video report of yesterday's 12-hour protest of the Albuquerque Police Department. The newspaper creates a news broadcast show weekly called "The Howl," which is directed by Michael Warren. Scope the </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag4a5UxcsBQ" style="line-height: 1.5;">paper's coverage</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:18:42 +0000 Marisa Demarco 43211 at http://kunm.org Video of Sunday's Protest from The Daily Lobo APD Clashes With Protesters http://kunm.org/post/apd-clashes-protesters <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry said last night a 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peaceful into "mayhem," as officers in riot gear clashed with protesters.</span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:00:06 +0000 Associated Press 43206 at http://kunm.org APD Clashes With Protesters APD Guns Down Westside Man http://kunm.org/post/apd-guns-down-westside-man <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:30:33 +0000 Associated Press 43004 at http://kunm.org APD Guns Down Westside Man