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Community Policing Council Recommendations

Information about Community Policing Council Recommendations.

These are recommendations that have been passed by the independent community policing councils and submitted to the Albuquerque Police Department. The councils are established to help facilitate positive change between the community and Albuquerque Police Department.

The recommendations are responded to in writing via the Chief of Police.

Recommendations Process

  1. Recommendation Submitted to CPC Manager
  2. CPC Manager delivers recommendation to CPC Administration for tracking
  3. CPC Administration Assistant send recommendation to APD for review
  4. Albuquerque Police Department researches options for recommendation and returns decision to CPC Administration Assistant for tracking
  5. CPC Administration Assistant forwards APD response to CPC Manager for delivery to CPC Council

Recommendations Status Definitions

  • Submitted - A CPC member has submitted a recommendation to the CPC Manager.
  • In Review - Recommendation has been routed to the appropriate APD Division/ Section for a response.
  • Completed - Response to recommendation has been provided to the submitting CPC.

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Foothills Northeast Northwest Southeast Southwest Valley All CPCs


Recommendation Status Updated
23:6  APD calling for creation of
a City-updated website that would present up-to-date and pertinent information on city
Completed 2-21-2024
23:5  City to install new lighting and maintain current lighting
on the bike paths/walkways at Singing Arrow Loop around Singing Arrow Park. 
Complete 2-21-2024
21:22 Resolution of appreciation of two members  Completed  
21:21 East Central and Tramway bus Turn-Around
21:20 Illegal and straw sales and purchase of alcohol in the Foothills area 
21:19 Crime Prevention and Camping Prevention Needed at Singing-Arrow Park
21:18 Resolution 06-01-2021 Appointment of two FH CPC member 
Completed 1-27-2023
21:17 Public Safety Concerns and Unvetted Voucher Distribution to motels at Tramway/Central 06-14-2021 
21-13: Police Vehicle Selection, Appearance,
and Equipment
Completed 1-27-2023
21-12: Street Racing Mark-up  Completed   
20-10: Safety Concern, Overnight Camping in Singing
Arrow Park
Completed 1-27-2023
20-08: Uncontrolled Late-Night Use of Piedra Lisa
20-07: Regarding Block Captains Completed  
20-05: Manzano Mesa After Hours Disturbances Completed  
19-12: APD Volunteers Completed  
19-08: Reserve Unit Completed  
19-07: Youth and Community Outreach Sub-Committee Completed  
19-06: Violent Crime Statistics Completed  
19-03: Joe Abbin's Book; "ABQ Blues" Completed  
18-09: Relocate APD Museum Completed  
18-08: Allow Rehire of Retired Officer completed  


Recommendation Status Update
22-02 Discipline process review of use of force cases Completed 
22-01 Pilot to review OBRD for use of force Completed 
21-16 Monthly Crime Statistics Completed
NE CPC Crime Statistics Report Out for NE Area Command Submitted
21-11: Command Staff Responsibilities  Completed  
19-13: CPC Meeting Availability for the Entire Community Completed  
19-05: Albuquerque Alarm System Ordinance (Previously responded on 17-04) Completed  
19-04: APD Response to Minor Vehicle Accidents (Previously responded on 17-05) Completed  
19-02: Dispatch and Service Call Routing
Completed 1-27-23
19-01: Radio Site-Along Completed 1-27-23
17-09: Citizens Police Academy In Review 1-27-23
17-08: Neighborhood Watch and Safety Advocates Committee Completed  
17-07: Community Policing Council Outreach Position Submitted  
17-01: Bike Patrol Submitted  
16-10: Teen Driving Encounters with Police Submitted  
16-07: Staffing Levels Completed  
16-06: Community Police Council Summit Completed  
16-05: Website Updates for City and Area Commands Completed  


Recommendation Status Update
24-04 Organization chart updates In review   
24-03 Rotation of personnel assigned to special units  In review   
22-04 Window Breaking Tool for Patrol Officers In review  1-27-23
In review   
21-15: APD Equipment for Vehicles Completed
21-14: APD Traffic Unit Completed
18-05: Community Patrol Officers Completed  
18-04: Bicycle Evidence Completed 1-27-23
18-03: Vehicle Ambush Prevention Technology Completed  
18-02: Naloxone Training and Equipment Completed  1-27-23
18-01: APD Show Cars Completed  1-27-23
17-03: Safe Exchange Zone Submitted 1-27-23
17-02: Mail Theft and Vandalism Submitted  1-27-23
16-03: Rescue Devices to Ensure Public Safety Completed  
16-02: Hearing Protection for Animals Completed 1-27-23


Recommendation Status Update  
23-3: period of amnesty  Completed 8-2-2023   
19-11: Evaluation Real-Time Reporting Completed  1-27-23  
19-10: APD APP Completed 1-27-23  
19-09: Improvements Necessary to the Classification and Reporting for 10-Code Completed    
18-07: Increased Awareness for Reporting Completed 1-27-23  
18-06: Substation Area Command Completed 1-27-23  


Recommendation Status Update
18-10: Online Reporting Submitted  
17-06: Speech to Text Completed 1-27-23
17-05: Non-Injury TC Completed  
17-04: False Alarms Completed 1-27-23


Recommendation Status Update
23-9 Fostering Communication between the APD Ambassador program, and the Community Policing Councils Complete  2-21-2024
23-8 Changes to Procedure for Review of CPC Recommendations  Completed 2-21-2024
23-4 CIT Completed 2-21-2024
23-2 EFIT recommendation Completed   
23-1 Training academy  Completed   
22-03 Social Media supervisor  Completed 1-27-23
Area Commander Tenure Completed
16-09: Encounters with Police Brochures  Completed  
16-08: ONC Position Completed  
16-04: Voice Recognition Software Implementation Completed 1-24-23
16-01: Bicycle Patrol Completed 1-27-23

All Six Community Policing Councils

Recommendation Status Update
23-7: APD standardize the crime reports Complete  2-21-2024
20-01: Ride-Along for CPC Members Completed  

Recommendation Process Map Illustration

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