News Archive

Due Diligence and Internal Control Analysis
August 5, 2022

External Force Investigation Team (“EFIT”): Fourth Quarterly Report

The EFIT Executive Team is pleased to report that, pursuant to the established protocols to begin to transition IAFD Detective/Investigators to conduct interviews without EFIT’s direct supervision, 11 IAFD personnel are progressing through the Phases of the system that will ultimately lead to an IAFD Detective/Investigators conducting UOF investigations without direct supervision of EFIT.
July 27, 2022

Officials Say There’s An ‘End In Sight’ For APD Reforms

At a news conference on Wednesday, Chief Administrative Officer Lawrence Rael said,“We are now beginning to see that the morale in this department is starting to lift,” he said. “That the work that the department has done from every level of the department – from the chief’s office to the rank-and-file officer in the field – that the reform is taking place and taking hold. That’s really important. It’s good for Albuquerque and our community. But it’s especially important for this department to continue to move forward.”
May 16, 2022

External Force Investigation Team (“EFIT”): Third Quarterly Report

Pursuant to the relevant documents, EFIT is on call 24/7 and must respond to all call outs within one hour of notification. All Use of Force (“UOF”) investigations must be completed within 60 days with an additional 30-day supervisory review period for a total of 90 days from start to finish.
February 18, 2022

External Force Investigation Team (“EFIT”) Continues Working with Albuquerque, NM Police: Files Second Quarterly Report

The External Force Investigation Team (“EFIT”) continues working with Albuquerque, NM Police and files the Second Quarterly Report with the United States District Court, District of New Mexico (“District Court”).
February 9, 2022

City Proposes to Expand External Force Investigation Team

ALBUQUERQUE – APD is preparing to address a backlog of use-of-force investigations by expanding the mission of a temporary, independent team that has shown success since the program was created last year.
November 12, 2021

External Force Investigation Team Files First Quarterly Report

Darryl S. Neier, who was appointed as the External Force Investigation Team Administrator in Albuquerque, NM on May 2, 2021, named New Jersey Attorney William L. Hurlock, Esq. as his Deputy Administrator ( and Darriell Bone as Lead Supervisor. Together they lead a team of 15 EFIT Investigators conducting joint investigations with The Albuquerque Police Department (“APD”) Internal Affairs Force Division (“IAFD”).
February 27, 2021

Outside Investigators Approved To Help Albuquerque Police

A federal judge has approved an order proposing the creation of an outside team to assist the Albuquerque Police Department with investigations into officer-related use of force cases. U.S. District Judge James Browning signed off on the order after a federal court hearing Friday, and said he will issue a written opinion on the matter in April in response to comments he made in court, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
February 1, 2021

San Fernando Valley Local Elder Abuse Prevention Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team (LEAP EMDT) Initiative

Darryl S. Neier, MS, CFE, CECFE (Managing Director of DLG Accounting and Advisory Services) has been named as a liaison member to the San Fernando Valley Local Elder Abuse Prevention Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team (LEAP EMDT) and will be responsible for forensic/investigative accounting.
May 24, 2019

NW3C Financial Records Examination and Analysis

Darryl Neier was privileged to provide Financial Records Examination and Analysis training in conjunction with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), to law enforcement and regulators in Columbia, South Carolina.
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