Speed Enforcement Warnings Begin April 25th

Starting Monday, April 25, warnings will be issued for vehicles speeding through automated speed enforcement areas. If you receive a warning, no action is required.  Starting Wednesday, May 25, vehicles speeding through automated enforcement areas will receive a $100 ticket citation. To learn more, visit: https://www.cabq.gov/automated-speed-enforcement-frequently-asked-questions/automated-speed-enforcement-frequently-asked-questions

Albuquerque Community Safety Department (ACS) Invites Public to Forum at Proposed New Headquarters

The Albuquerque Community Safety Department (ACS) invites the public to an informational forum this Thursday, April 14 at 5:00 p.m. at César Chávez Community Center, 7505 Kathryn SE. The forum will include an overview of the work ACS does, a presentation on the proposed headquarters building for ACS, and much more. For additional information, visit: www.cabq.gov/acs.

Virtual Panel Discussion on Domestic Violence Sheds Light on Important Public Health Topic

In support of October being National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line is hosting an online panel conversation on October 9th that will focus on understanding and addressing domestic and intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) and addiction. Topics will include the signs, symptoms, and definitions of each, and training will be offered on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of DV/IPV, how to understand the dynamics of DV/IPV and the role of addiction, and find resources for those who need help. To sign up for this important panel discussion, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-domestic-and-intimate-partner-violence-and-addiction-registration-176451139107?aff=odeieiconstantcontact&ctct_id=a01b095f-5393-4917-867d-f738fbd84352_p2&ctct_c=Wxj05zRf4ii_ztq7UHpFM0O52lKV8dclyaEcQoD9TOwydk0hUlBtzg==

Neighborhood Public Safety Service

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Pete Gelabert, Crime Prevention Specialist, NW Area Command

I have been receiving video surveillance footage from the Ring Alert Neighborhood Public Safety Portal. This information is given to officers to assist in auto burglary investigations. The video shows individuals walking around looking into vehicles, in an attempt to steal any type of valuables left inside the vehicles. Incidents are occurring late at night. If you see any one walking around in your neighborhood looking into vehicles, please dial 242-COPS. An officer will be dispatched to investigate. For ways to protect yourself, I have attached auto burglary and auto theft prevention tips.

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Information from Councilor Borrego

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Councilor Borrego would like to share the following information:

Firstly, the administration is circulating a survey to gauge the public’s preferences for the proposed APD Community Safety Department.  It can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ABQACS 

From David Chené, Civic Engagement Manager | Mayor’s Office
 We are pleased to announce that we will be extending the One Albuquerque Fund and NM Corporate Volunteer Council school supply drive until Friday, August 14th.   We are half way to meeting our goal of raising $10,000.  You can help us reach our goal by donating today!
 DONATE HERE (https://one-albuquerque-fund.snwbll.com/aps-school-supply-drive)
Thank you for supporting Albuquerque’s youth, teachers and families during this difficult time. 
For more information, contact David Chené, Civic Engagement Manager- dchene@cabq.gov, 505-768-3054.

APD Valley Command’s July newsletter offers information regarding the COVID-19 stimulus payments sent out by the U.S. Treasury earlier this year.  The information is in a concise, and very clear format. 

Thank you for your attention to these matters effecting our great City and District 5.