UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH, 2022 AT 10:31PM
For the second reporting period in a row the Albuquerque Police Department continued to make substantial progress in its federally-mandated reform effort.
After a couple of years of backsliding and turmoil, the department is once again in the highest level of compliance with the Court Approved Settlement Agreement (called the CASA). In May, after the monitor’s 15th report, city officials said for the first time that they have set a goal to be in full compliance by spring 2024.
The independent monitor overseeing the reforms published his 16th report – covering Feb. 1 to July 31 – last week. He found that APD is at 80% operational compliance – the category that tracks whether officers are following policies and being corrected when they don’t. That’s a 10% increase over the previous reporting period.
Read the full story by Elise Kaplan / Journal Staff Writer of Albuquerque Journal: