Pizza With a Cop This Saturday September 2nd

The public is invited to join the officers of the Albuquerque Police Department’s Northwest Area Command this Saturday, September 2 at 10:30 a.m. for Pizza with a Cop. Dion’s Pizza, 4200 Montaño NW will host this community event. This is a great opportunity to meet the officers, share concerns and ask questions, and enjoy complimentary pizza! For more information, contact Pete Gelabert at:

Report Illegal Fireworks By Calling 311 Or Reporting Online

As we head into firework season, remember that you can report illegal firework activity by using the ABQ311 App, which you can download at: You can also make an online report at: If you see a fire, report it immediately by calling 911. If you see any suspicious activity, report it by calling 242-COPS. As well, the 311 Call Center will have the following hours to address firework calls:

  • Friday, June 30: 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Saturday, July 1: 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, July 2: 9 a.m. to midnight
  • Monday, July 3: 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Tuesday, July 4: 3 p.m. to midnight

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.