Tag Archives: Albuquerque police

The Line: Questions Arise Over APD Hire

1217 Line APD Hire

October 26, 2018 – How long should past allegations against a prospective employee or appointee affect their selection? Does it depend on the position they are looking to hold?

Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists look at a past lawsuit of excessive use of force that is clouding a recent Albuquerque Police Department hire.

Line Panelists:
Tom Garrity, the Garrity Group PR
Mary Hudetz, reporter for Associated Press
Andy Lyman, reporter for NM Political Report
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP

The Line: APD Is Growing Their Force

1216 Line Apd Recruitment

October 19, 2018 – The Albuquerque Police Department is filling up their ranks by hiring candidates away from other law enforcement agencies. Do other departments have reason to be concerned or frustrated with APD’s recruiting practices? Gene Grant and the Line panelists discuss the pros and cons of lateral recruiting.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies; host, The Well Woman Show

Further Reading:

APD welcomes over two dozen new officers via lateral transfers