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District 2 Newsletter

August 31, 2018 Newsletter from City Councilor Isaac Benton

Hello Neighbors,

The next City Council meeting is Wednesday, September 5 at 5:00 pm in the Vincent Griego Chambers, basement level of City Hall:  Agenda

Have you ever been the victim of a crime, reported it to the police and didn’t hear from them again? Would you like to know how to find out if they pursued and/or apprehended the perpetrator?

If you are the victim of a crime report it to APD. Be sure to ask to meet with an officer and file a police report. If it is a property crime where no offender information is known call (505) 768-2030 (Telephone Reporting Unit) to file the report or file it online at A case number will be issued if a report is filed in any of the ways mentioned above. 

A few weeks after the report has been filed contact any of the police substations and provide them with the case number, they will confirm who the case has been assigned to. If at that point the case has not been assigned - ask for the Impact Supervisor to see if they received the report. Once you know the name of the detective the case has been assigned to you will be able to speak directly to the individual and monitor the outcome.

Upcoming Events


Community Announcements / Resources

  • Albuquerque Metropolitan Crime Stoppers continues to seek anonymous tips for copper theft arrests. Copper theft is costing Albuquerque taxpayers thousands of dollars yearly, and arrests are paramount to preventing this costly crime. AMCS has proudly partnered with PNM to fund tips for copper theft arrests.  If you have any information on copper theft, please call Crime Stoppers 843-STOP (7867). You can also submit anonymous tips by downloading the P3 app or at
  • One ABQ: Youth Connect:  Information about out of school time activities and programs for youth in Albuquerque.
  • S.H.A.R.P. Program to Clean Up Needles and Syringes: Get information about reporting needles on public property.
  • Directory of murals in Albuquerque
  • Rail Runner Seniors Ride Free: Wednesdays thru September.
  • City Traffic Construction Reports Available Online along with the Department of Municipal Development’s (DMD) Interactive Map!
  • Downtown Arts & Cultural District Interactive Map: Explore galleries, coffee shops, museums, theaters, restaurants, and more. 
  • Free ABQ Images Library: Online collection of professional photos and videos of the Albuquerque area that can be downloaded and used by anyone for free.

Isaac Benton
City Councilor, District 2