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VACCPC February Meeting Minutes

MEETING MINUTES: VALLEY AREA COMMUNITY POLICING COUNCIL WEDNESDAY, February 17, 2016, LOS DURANES COMMUNITY DENTER, ALBUQUERQUE, NM Feb. 2016 VACCPC Minutes EvidenceBasedPolicing_p1 EvidenceBasedPolicing_p2

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BERNALILLO COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES FUNDING FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM TO HELP HOMELESS, MENTALLY ILL Bernalillo County-On Tuesday night, the Bernalillo County Commission voted unanimously to approve a new supportive housing initiative targeted at homeless individuals involved in the criminal justice system. The commission approved $1.1 million to fund safe housing and supportive services for 75 […]

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Grasshopper Infestation

The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County have received many calls concerning a mass emergence of grasshoppers in the far southwest and southeast areas of the county. Large numbers of grasshoppers can be bothersome, but they do not pose a health danger. Grasshoppers feed on plants and are an important part of our ecosystem. Although […]

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County residents have new option to dispose of unused medications Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins and Chief Gorden E. Eden, Jr. of the Albuquerque Police Department today announced a new medication drop box in Nob Hill, a tool that allows the community to safely dispose of unused and outdated medications.

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Dear Fellow New Mexican, The wildfire season is here, which means it’s more important than ever for each of us to do our part to protect our communities from unintended fires. Learning about wildfire danger and being prepared can help reduce the threat of fires to our natural surroundings, our homes, and businesses. This is […]

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Dear Neighbors, At 2 a.m. this morning I scared off a thief going through my vehicle. Judging from what I saw and the reek of cologne left in his wake, he was in his late teens or early 20’s, all dressed in black (in other words, not a casual passer-by but someone dressed for the […]

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April 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: City Councilor Isaac Benton, District 2, 553-5675 City Councilor Isaac Benton Calls for Focus on Social Services for Public Safety City Councilor Isaac Benton is calling for the City of Albuquerque to expand programs addressing homelessness, substance abuse and mental health treatment. His proposals include: • Cooperation with […]

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Bernalillo County – At tonight’s meeting, the County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution banning and restricting smoking, campfires and open burning in the unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County outside the city limits. “We are imposing these restrictions to reduce the likelihood of a human-caused wildland fire,” says Fire Chief Frank Barka. “We take preventing […]

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RACCOON ALERT

I am happy to announce that we have trapped and relocated a pair of very large healthy raccoons which have been visiting our neighborhood regularly. We had 4 chickens killed last year. Our chicken coop was completely enclosed with wood lattice and chicken wire across the top. But those sneaky raccoons pried the wire away […]

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(DD note: The following Property Crime Alert comes to us from APD spokesman Bill Jackson. While this report was written originally to residents in the southwest part of the city, Mr. Jackson also says, in essence, auto thefts and burglaries are a wide-spread problem that all city and county residents need to be aware of […]

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