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Homicide Rate Rises in Albuquerque

June 4, 2021 – We have yet to see the halfway mark for 2021,but Albuquerque has already seen 50 homicide deaths. That’s twice as many murders as the city had at this point last year. The Line opinion panel discusses the Duke City’s rising violent crime rate. 

Host: Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima public relations  
Dan Foley, former state representative  
Eric Griego, former state senator 

For More Information: 

Triple shooting marks ABQ’s 50th homicide – Albuquerque Journal 

As homicides climb, APD gives update on violent crime initiative – Albuquerque Journal