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Public Announcement: Upcoming Opportunity to Provide Public Input on APD Chief Search

Attend a community listening session to provide input on the search for a permanent police chief.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – On Saturday, May 19, APD Forward, a community coalition advocating for reforms at APD, will present recommendations regarding their criteria for a permanent police chief to the Chief Search Committee. The event will be open to the public.

The listening session is part of ongoing efforts to enable public input during the search for a permanent Chief of the Albuquerque Police Department.

WHO:

APD Forward, Chief Search Committee

WHAT:

Listening Session on APD Police Chief Search

WHEN:

Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Albuquerque Convention Center, Picuris Room, 401 2nd St NW

Albuquerque residents can also provide their comments online at: Chief of Police Community Feedback.

All six Community Policing Councils (CPCs) have also been devoting time to discuss the search for a permanent chief, and providing options for community input. The Councils are run by residents living in each of APD’s six Area Commands. Dates/times of upcoming meetings are available at: Opportunities to Provide Community Input on APD Chief Search.

Members of the APD search committee include:  Herb Crosby (Recruitment Coordinator), Bob Martinez (Fraternal Order of Police), James Lewis (Senior Advisor for Public Safety), Ed Perea (Attorney and former APD Commander) and Carol Pierce (Director of Family and Community Services).