Property Crimes Represent 85% of All Crime Reported*
Property crime is an offense that impacts many citizens each year. For the business community, crime is an economic development issue because of its impact on the economic well being of its citizens and industry.
Community Policing Partnerships Are Effective at Preventing Crime & Solving Community Public Safety Issues
Allen Banks, Chief of Police Due of the breadth of the crime being committed by offenders it is important for the criminal justice system and community partners to work together to develop new, innovative ways to combat this criminal activity. Albuquerque Police Department (APD) has established "Community Oriented Notification Network Enforcement Communication Technology" that allows law enforcement and community partners to communicate about criminal activity impacting their businesses on a real time basis.
Partnerships enable the APD to expand its law enforcement capability by eliciting support from community partners. With increased community involvement, we can identify public safety issues and work together to develop an appropriate plan to address community concerns.
The APD is currently involved in developing proactive community partnerships
ALBUQUERQUE – A California man was sentenced late Friday afternoon for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain high-value cellular phones from retail stores in California, Arizona and New Mexico and to resell the cellular phones for profit. Joshua Ferdman, 25, of Woodland Hills, Cal., was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. [More]
4OYS catches shoplifter in the act Source: kob.com - Gadi Schwartz 7/10/13 4 On Your Side originally set out to do a story about a man who walked into a Macy’s store and walked out carrying an entire display case. On Tuesday, Albuquerque Police Department's Organized Crime Unit arrested a man for stealing an entire display case full of gold earrings valued at over $25,000 from a Macy's location at Cottonwood Mall. [More]