Hobbs Police chief reappointed after controversial ad questions

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE)- Lawmakers have re-appointed a New Mexico police chief, but not before grilling him on his department’s use of a controversial ad. The New Mexican reports Chief Chris McCall with Hobbs Police came under fire after a 2015 recruiting video showed a SWAT team bursting into a home and firing guns. When questioned by the senate rules committee, the chief said the ad was meant to draw attention, but not to promote violence. The committee eventually endorsed McCall’s reappointment and the senate confirmed him.