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File #: OC-23-28   
Type: Other Communication Status: Confirmed
File created: 2/6/2023 In control: City Council
Final action: 3/6/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Appointment of Mr. Aaron Calderon to the Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board
Attachments: 1. OC-28









TO:                     All Councilors


FROM:                     Chris Sylvan, Neighborhood Liaison Office of Neighborhood Coordination


SUBJECT:                     title

Appointment of Mr. Aaron Calderon to the Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board



DATE:                     February 3, 2023



Pursuant to the provisions of § 9-4-1-5 of the Police Oversight Ordinance, City Council staff shall submit recommendations for appointments to the Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board.  City Council staff recommends the appointment of Mr. Aaron Calderon to the Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board.


                     APPOINTEE NAME                                                                                                                              TERM                     

Aaron Calderon                                                                                                                                February 2, 2026                     

611 Lead Ave SW Apt 809                     

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

If appointed, Mr. Calderon would be the would be one of the initial appointments to the revamped Civilian Police Oversight Advisory Board.  Mr. Calderon’s first three-year term will expire February 2, 2026.

Aaron Calderon is a proud veteran of the United States Army, having served in various states across the country. After his military service, he worked in Texas for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare before settling back in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he has lived for the past 7 years. Currently, Mr. Calderon works as a manager of clinic operations at Presbyterian Healthcare Services. With his background and passion for community service, Mr. Calderon wants to bring his expertise to the Citizens of Albuquerque as a member of the CPOA Board. His goal is to ensure a fair and transparent oversight process for the Albuquerque Police Department, to enhance the relationship between the police and the residents. Mr. Calderon believes that the APD has greatly improved and has made changes in their policies and training, focusing on de-escalating situations and using force only as a last resort.