By Tom Wright May 14, 2021 Updated May 14, 2021 The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau was revealing to New Mexico. We only grew 2.8 percent… Read More
With less community policing and an increase in meth use and social disorder, , Albquerque is seeing a return to the high crime environment of the early 90's. By the end of last year, Albuquerque had 61 murders – the highest number in 20 years. Ten months into 2017, that number has already been surpassed. This is the third consecutive year the number of murders has increased since a low point in 2014. In 2014, there were 30 murders – fewer than half of 2016’s and 2017’s totals. In 2015, there were 43.