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File #: M-21-11   
Type: Memorial Status: Enacted
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 11/3/2021
Enactment date: 11/9/2021 Enactment #: M-2021-005
Title: F/S(2) The City Of Albuquerque Reaffirms Its Strong Commitment To End The Drivers Of Crime, Including Criminal Firearm Use And Recidivism (Borrego)
Attachments: 1. M-11.pdf, 2. M-11 Approved Floor Substitute.pdf, 3. M-11 Approved Floor Substitute 2.pdf, 4. FS(2) M-11Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
11/9/2021 City Clerk Enacted  Action details
11/8/2021 City Council Sent to City Clerk for Signature  Action details
11/3/2021 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
11/3/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
11/3/2021 City Council AmendedPass Action details
10/18/2021 City Council Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
10/18/2021 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
10/4/2021 City Council PostponedPass Action details
9/20/2021 City Council Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
9/20/2021 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
9/8/2021 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
9/8/2021 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
9/8/2021 City Council PostponedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S(2) M-21-11 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Cynthia D. Borrego


MEMORIAL
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F/S(2) The City Of Albuquerque Reaffirms Its Strong Commitment To End The Drivers Of Crime, Including Criminal Firearm Use And Recidivism (Borrego)
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THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE REAFFIRMS ITS STRONG COMMITMENT TO END THE DRIVERS OF CRIME, INCLUDING CRIMINAL FIREARM USE AND RECIDIVISM.
WHEREAS, the Albuquerque Police Department continues to arrest repeat violent offenders over and over again, which propagates the notion of a revolving door for criminal offenders; and
WHEREAS, for the first six months of 2021, the Albuquerque Police Department reports that preliminary crime statistics indicate that there have been 31,438 crimes and that this year, the record number of homicides will be surpassed in the City; and
WHEREAS, 78% of this year's homicides involved a firearm; and
WHEREAS, concerning low-level offenders, there exists the need to increase the use of pre-prosecution diversion programs; and
WHEREAS, concerning individuals who commit violent and property crimes with a firearm, these individuals should be detained, criminally prosecuted and held accountable; and
WHEREAS, ankle bracelet monitoring of defendants should provide constant monitoring and timely notice of violations to interested parties; and
WHEREAS, in 2016 over ninety percent of the New Mexico State Legislators voted in favor of a New Mexico State Constitutional Amendment that granted New Mexico Courts authority to deny release on bail pending trial for dangerous defendants in felony cases while retaining the right to pretrial release for non-dangerous defendants who do not pose a flight risk, ensuring that they may not be kept in jail before trial only because they cannot afford to buy a money bond; and
WHEREAS, later in the same year, eighty seven percent of New Mexico voters were in favor o...

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