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Public Health New Mexico
5:18 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

APD Chief Statement On Crisis Officer Contradicted

APD officers talk with James Boyd before firing on him
Credit Still from APD video footage March 16, 2014

Contrary to initial reports from the Albuquerque Police Department, no Crisis Intervention Team officers trained to de-escalate situations involving people with behavioral health issues were called to the scene of a Sandia foothills standoff that ended in the death of a camper last month at the hands of police.  

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Local News
11:47 am
Fri January 11, 2013

"Investigative Grand Juries" To Be Restarted in Police Shootings Cases

Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg says she expects to resume the controversial practice of presenting police shooting cases to "investigative grand juries."

The Albuquerque Journal reports ( that Brandenburg sent a letter this week to Second Judicial District Court judges saying she will begin scheduling the first of 12 pending police shooting cases for grand jury presentations.

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Local News
8:24 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Albuquerque Police Release Partial Files To KUNM

Update to previous story – After numerous requests, the Albuquerque Police Department has provided KUNM News with a portion of the files KUNM has sought for weeks concerning the behavior of an APD officer.

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