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Albuquerque Police Museum Re-opens after being Closed Nearly 2 years

After being closed for nearly two years due to the pandemic, the Albuquerque Police Museum has re-opened.

Inside view of the Albuquerque Police Museum.

Thurs. Jan. 6, 2022

ALBUQUERQUE – After being closed for nearly two years due to the pandemic, the Albuquerque Police Museum has re-opened.

The museum was founded in 2008 and was dedicated to Police Chief Paul A. Shaver. Shaver joined the ranks in 1933 as the department’s 27th police officer. Shaver served as Chief for 27 years before retiring in 1971.

A look inside the APD Police Museum. The museum includes memorabilia dating back to the late 1800s, to include daily journals from Chief Shaver. A look at Chief Shaver's daily journals while Police Chief. Many of the exhibits were donated or loaned by current and former APD officers.

APD encourages the public to schedule a tour and visit the museum located at APD Main at 400 Roma Avenue N.W. The museum’s new hours are Tues. and Thurs. 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.

Tours need to be scheduled at least one day prior to your planned visit. To schedule, please email [email protected].