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Albuquerque, New Mexico: 13 dead from police shootings in past year–no justice in New Mexico

[More evidence of police impunity and the collapse of government accountability and credibility. — Frontlines ed.]

Albuquerque to seek federal probe of police conduct

By  | August 3, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE — Responding to continued pressure from civil-rights
advocates and the families of some of the 13 people killed by
Albuquerque police in recent months, the city council has narrowly
agreed to seek a federal probe of police shootings.

After several attempts to put off the issue, the council just before
midnight Monday, Aug. 1, passed 5-4 a resolution that directs the city
to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether there is
a pattern of civil-rights violations in the department.

Mayor Richard Berry’s office declined to say whether he would sign or
veto the measure. Continue reading