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New Year’s Day Sees First Shooting Death | The Line

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January 10, 2020 – The new year arrived with a literal bang, as several high profile shootings portend a grim year for crime. Where are local leaders in solving the problem and how are we going to know if it’s getting better? The Line opinion panel, with NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs filling in this week for Gene Grant, looks at crime in Albuquerque and the rest of our state.

Line Panelists:
Eric Griego, former NM state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator

For More Information:
Albuquerque Police ID First Homicide Victims of 2020Albuquerque Journal

APD Investigating First Homicide of the New YearAlbuquerque Journal

Police Suspect HomicideSanta Fe Reporter

New Policies Affect Shootings by APDAlbuquerque Journal

The Line: Fighting Crime In New Mexico Cities


October 5, 2018 – The commissioner from the New York City Police Department came to Albuquerque to share strategies his department is using to fight crime in the Big Apple.  Can those tactics work for the Duke City? Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss

big-city strategies and how they might be adapted for Albuquerque, and look at what other New Mexico communities are doing to deter crime.

Line Panelists:
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Julie Ann Grimm, editor and publisher, Santa Fe Reporter
Sophie Martin, attorney
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First

Suggested Reading:
The future of predictive policing in New Mexico
UNM’s number of car thefts on the rise