ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque residents have three chances to tell the Department of Justice what they think of the Albuquerque Police Department. As part of its investigation into APD, the DOJ requested community input meetings. They will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, tomorrow and Wednesday. The first is tonight at the Alamosa Community Center, Tuesday’s is at the Palo Duro Senior Center and Wednesday’s meeting will take place at the Cesar Chavez Community Center.
Starting today, Albuquerque Police officers will get more crisis intervention training to help de-escalate tense situation instead of the using force. Officers currently all get 55 hours of crisis intervention training at the Police Academy, starting today, they’ll get an additional 40 hours of training
It was a deadly weekend in the midwest and southern part of the United States, and both areas are bracing for another round of severe storms today. Tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma killing two people, and 16 in Arkansas. Search and rescue crews are out this morning looking for others who may be buried in the rubble.
Making headlines in New Mexico and around the world, a dig for a bunch of old Atari games dumped years ago in an Alamogordo landfill was successful. Over the weekend, a documentary film crew unearthed hundreds of old games that Atari dumped because they were called the “worst game ever made,” and the company had nothing else to do with them.