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October 2, 2020 Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel delve into former APD Chief Michael Geier’s retirement saga. Geier has stated publicly that he was micromanaged and pushed into retirement; Mayor Keller’s office says he just wasn’t getting the job done. The Line also looks into Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s dismissal of Mark Shea, the state’s public safety secretary. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima 
Dave Mulryan, founder, Everybody Votes    
Laura Sanchez, attorney   

For More Information: 
Albuquerque Police’s Former Chief Speaks Out on What Led to His Dismissal – Santa Fe New Mexican 
Ousted Chief, Mayor’s Office Trade Accusations  –  Albuquerque Journal 
Checkered History Casts Shadow on APD’s Acting Chief –  Albuquerque Journal 
NM Public Safety Secretary ‘Dismissed’ by Governor –  NM Political Report 
NM Public Safety Secretary Dismissed –  KOAT 
Lujan Grisham Dismisses State’s Public Safety Leader – Santa Fe New Mexican