City Councilors want to put more money into APD’s Party Patrol

City Councilors want to put more money into APD’s Party Patrol


NOW CITY COUNCILORS WANTS TO GIVE THE PROGRAM MORE MONEY WHICH WILL HELP PAY FOR MORE OFFICERS ALLOWING THEM TO RESPOND QUICKER AND COVER MORE OF THE CITY. ALL OF THIS LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER A SANDIA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WAS KILLED AT A HOMECOMING AFTER PARTY. NEWS 13 )S FRANCESCA WASHINGTON IS LIVE AT APD WITH THE STORY. A-P-D SAYS IN RECENT MONTHS THEY )VE SEEN AN INCREASE IN HOUSE PARTIES TURNING VIOLENT, CITY COUNCILORS HOPE WITH MORE FUNDING THE PARTY PATROL WILL SHUT THESE PARTIES DOWN BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS HURT. 9:20 it )s not as safe as it use to be 9:23 A RENEWED PUSH TO PROTECT SOME OF THE CITY )S YOUNGEST RESIDENTS. 10:50Donovan Rivera/Commander”Party patrol is out there, they )re not just out there to cite you and do the enforcement, a lot of it is education.”10:55 WHILE THE PARTY PATROL HAS BEEN BACK AT WORK THIS SCHOOL YEAR CITY COUNCILOR BRAD WINTER, KEN SANCHEZ AND TRUDY JONES THINK IT NEEDS MORE SUPPORT. THEY )RE INTRODUCING LEGISLATION TO APPROPRIATE 150- THOUSAND DOLLARS OF GENERAL FUND MONEY TO THE PROGRAM. .2:11 what this does is expands it to give them enough money to take off duty officers to respond to underage drinking calls and the reason that is so succesful2:21 2:43 people understood if it looked like an underage drinking call and they would respond immediately 2:47 THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN OPERATING IN A VERY SMALL CAPACITY WITH ONLY ABOUT 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANT MONEY. + BUT IT )S CLEAR IT NEEDS TO HAVE A WIDER REACH. THIS COMES COMES JUST DAYS AFTER THE DEATH OF 17 YEAR OLD SEAN MARKEY. THE SANDIA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WAS SHOT AND KILLED AT A HOMECOMING AFTER PARTY OVER THE WEEKEND 3:19 to be able to just high profile to be out there quickly that it could help with some of this youth violence that we )re having.3:27 NICOLE CHAVEZ LUCERO )S SON JAYDON WAS KILLED IN A DRIVE BY SHOOTING AT A HOUSE PARTY IN 20- 15. SHE SAYS ITS CLEAR THAT VIOLENCE IN ALBUQUERQUE IS ESCALATING AND HOPES TEENS WILL THINK TWICE BEFORE GOING OUT. 9:55 these parties you just don )t know who is going to come in or who is going to drive by10:00 A-P-D JUST RECENTLY BROUGHT THE PARTY PATROL PROGRAM BACK THIS SUMMER AFTER MORE THAN SIX YEARS WITHOUT IT. WE REACHED OUT TO APD TO SEE HOW MANY MORE OFFICERS THIS MONEY WOULD FUND, AND SPECIFICALLY HOW THE MONEY WOULD HELP EXPAND THE PROGRAM.. WE DID NOT HEAR BACK. BACK TO YOU. THE RESOLUTION WILL BE FORMALLY INTRODUCED AT THE OCTOBER 7TH CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND BE ON THE AGENDA FOR FINAL ACTION ON OCTOBER 21ST.

5 thoughts on “City Councilors want to put more money into APD’s Party Patrol

  1. " party patrol" we also need gun control I'm all for having a gun but in the hands of someone who is careless is a death waiting to happen.😔

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