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APD Partners with UNM PD on Joint Crime Operation

Working to make university area safer as students return to school.
August 28, 2023

This weekend, the Albuquerque Police Department worked with UNM Police on a joint crime operation in the University Area Command. This operation was conducted in an effort to reduce crime in the UNM and Nob Hill area as students are returning to school.

The operation yielded the following results:

  • 15 Felony arrests
  • 13 Felony warrants cleared
  • 9 Misdemeanor warrants cleared
  • 9 Misdemeanor arrests
  • 7 Misdemeanor citations issued
  • 1 Firearm seized
  • 2 vehicles seized pending search warrants
  • 430 Fentanyl pills seized
  • 9 grams of cocaine seized

View video that occurred during the operation of a foot chase with a male wanted for a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

On Friday, August 25, APD hosted an open house at the newly opened University area command substation located near UNM and CNM campuses. Video from that open house can be found on APD’s Facebook page.