Albuquerque officials say Metro 15 is working

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–Albuquerque city officials are touting the success of APD’s Metro 15 program. Mayor Tim Keller and Interim Police Chief Harold Medina say 73% of the 51 suspects arrested since November of 2019 are off the streets and no longer committing crimes.

The Metro 15 is a working list of 15 offenders considered to be drivers of crime in Albuquerque. City officials say many of the offenders are juveniles, involved in gang activity, drugs and gun violence.

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