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APD Backtracks on Crime Statistics | The Line

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December 6, 2019 – The Albuquerque Journal discovered some significant flaws in the mid-year crime statistics that APD and Mayor Tim Keller glowingly announced on July first. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at new numbers that show crime statistics have not decreased nearly as much as originally reported. 

Line Panelists: 
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima
Michael Barrio, executive director, Prosperity Works
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies and “The Well Woman Show” (KUNM)  

For Further Reading, Watching: 

Video: City councilors press APD for answers over crime stat revisions – KOB 4

Mayor Keller, APD Release 2019 Mid-Year Crime Statistics – CABQ 

The Line: Police Spokesman’s Overtime Pay Questioned

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April 19, 2019 – Should a longtime Albuquerque police spokesman lose his job after racking up six figures’ worth of overtime…some of it in violation of department policy? Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss a call by the city’s Civilian Police Oversight Agency for APD spokesman Simon Drobik’s dismissal due to alleged misuse of overtime.

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM State Senator
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Sophie Martin, attorney
Edmund E. Perea, attorney

For Further Reading:
APD reviewing oversight report into spokesman’s pay – Elise Kaplan, Albuquerque Journal