Northwest Area Command Hosting “Coffee with a Cop” This Saturday, May 13th

You are invited to join the Northwest Area Command, Albuquerque Police Department this Saturday, May 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. for Coffee with a Cop at Chick-fil-A, 4001 Coors NW (across from St. Pius High School.) This is an excellent opportunity to meet the officers, ask questions and share concerns, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. For more information, visit:

Applications Being Accepted for Civilian Police Oversight Board

The recently revamped Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board (CPOA) is actively seeking applications for new board members. Applications are being accepted from both new candidates and those who previously served on the board. The City recently reduced the time commitment required for CPOA board members and is also offering a stipend to those who complete the CPOA training. Interviews will start in mid-May so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Interested individuals can apply online at:

Telephone Town Hall, February 16

Please join us for the upcoming Telephone Town Hall, this Thursday, February 16, from 5:30–6:30 p.m. We will be covering a variety of topics including public safety, housing initiatives, and more. Our subject matter experts include: 

  • Mariela Ruiz-Angel, Director of Albuquerque Community Safety
  • Harold Medina, Chief of Albuquerque Police
  • Carol Pierce, Director of Family & Community Services
  • Cristina Parajon, Gateway Administrator
  • Cristin Chavez-Smith, Community Services Manager

We hope to hear from you during this important discussion. To learn more about the Telephone Town Hall and how to register, please visit this website.


Northwest Area Command Hosting “Coffee with a Cop” on Tuesday, December 20

The officers of the Northwest Area Command invite the public to “Coffee with a Cop” on Tuesday, December 20, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., at Chick-Fil-A, 3801 Ellison NW. This is a great opportunity for residents to come out and meet the officers, share concerns and ask questions, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. For more information, contact Pete Gelabert at:

Bernalillo County “Take A Ride on Us” Offers Uber Discount Code for the Holidays

The Bernalillo County Department of Behavioral Health Services, Cumulus Media, the New Mexico Department of Transportation, and Whitener Law Firm, announce details for a safe ride option for holiday party weekend celebrations. The Take a Ride on Us campaign is offering 1,000 rides, Friday through Sunday, beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at noon through Sunday, Dec. 18, at midnight. Participants can redeem the Uber code PARTY22 to get the discount. Each code is good for 2 rides per person, $10 off per ride. The credit can only be used for rides and not Uber Eats, and the discount doesn’t cover tip.