Statement Concerning NMSP Charge
Instantly after these allegations surfaced, the Albuquerque Police Department requested the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI and New Mexico State Police conduct full and thorough investigations. APD appreciates the diligence and dedication of all the agencies involved. The Department's leadership has an unwavering commitment to lasting reform and being the upstanding agency the community requires.
The Department received a copy of the New Mexico State Police report late this afternoon and is reviewing the report. APD's internal investigation concerning this matter is ongoing. The officer involved is currently on Administrative Leave. We also promise a full and thorough investigation into this matter.
Contact: Celina Espinoza
Cell: (505) 768-2400