Sunland Park city manager says audit reveals issues in police department

"Sometimes the evidence was never logged in, sometimes the evidence was found at an officer's home when we went looking for it." February 22, 2017unland Park's city manager said a new audit may have uncovered "borderline corruption" inside the city's police department.The city had an outside firm do an audit on the department and just g...
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Review reveals missing evidence in Tucumcari

A recent inventory of the evidence and property at the Tucumcari Police Department revealed that 17 firearms from nine criminal cases are unaccounted for, February 15, 2017A recent inventory of the evidence and property at the Tucumcari Police Department revealed that 17 firearms from nine criminal cases are unaccounted for, according t...
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Evidence on Ice

​Santa Fe PD is ahead in processing rape kits—because they already cleaned out a freezer full of them -  December 16, 2016The trouble started with a freezer, and the question of just what could be done to get rid of it and open up some space at the Santa Fe Police Department headquarters. Someone cracked the door, and found materia...
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Auditor: Poor tracking, police doubts behind nation's worst rape kit backlog

The issue of untested rape kits sitting in law enforcement agencies' evidence vaults has been a nationwide problem in recent years. In other states, the backlogs were created by officers' mishandling of cases and a lack of resources to keep up with the evidence testing process. December 6, 2016ALBUQUERQUE — The State Auditor's Office sa...
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