“We have to stop criminalizing people in poverty. We have to start looking at the bigger issues,” says Mariela Ruiz-Angel, Director of Albuquerque Community Safety. The new department of non-police first responders is taking a public health approach to public safety. #AppealLive
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Local police officers and other security officers were also staffed to work overtime while the campaign was in town. Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller says the visit cost the city more than $211,000 and the campaign has yet to pay the city back.
The man wounded at the Albuquerque protest being taken to ambulance. Militia members taken into custody. Police attempting to clear the area. Still very tense
Police identify armed militia member who was arrested after man was shot at Albuquerque protest
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Albuquerque police confirm that Jon Jones has been taken into police custody