Aug 12, 2011

Hispanic group calls for APD chief to step down

From - By Cristina Rodda, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - The New Mexico League of United Latin American Citizens director claims there are even more people killed by Albuquerque police who are not being counted. At a protest Thursday, the New Mexico LULAC Director Ralph Arellanes explained that some people not being counted died after being Tasered. He said that at the LULAC convention this summer the members voted unanimously for the U.S. Justice Department to step in. They also voted for Police Chief Ray Schultz to be kicked out of his position. Since the beginning of last year 19 people have been shot by officers. New Mexico LULAC Director Ralph Arellano said, "We want a police force that is here to serve and protect the people not go after the people and the Hispanic community has been victimized tremendously. Read more

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