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March 12, 2021 – Albuquerque’s Mayor Tim Keller announced this week that he has appointed interim Chief Harold Medina to a permanent post atop the city’s Police Department. But in a departure from earlier plans, Keller decided to split the duties of the top position, naming Sylvester Stanley as interim superintendent of police reform. The new system has been met with mixed reaction. 

Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Diane Denish, former lieutenant governor 
Dan Foley, former House minority whip 
Serge Martinez, UNM Law School professor 

For More Information: 
Harold Medina Appointed Chief of APD – KRQE News 13 
Medina One of Two Appointed to Lead APD  – Albuquerque Journal