Live Blog: Mayor, APD Chief host DOJ press conference
April 2nd, 2014 at 3:46 pm by Chelo Rivera under Latest Posts, Live Events
Live blog following Twitter posts from @ChrisMcKeeTV, @katiekim, @tinajensonKRQE and @cjproctor74 at the Mayor and APD conference regarding the DOJ investigation.
- We’ll have more on the Mayor’s requests on @krqe at 5:30.
- Press conference has just ended. Chief Eden now speaking to reporters about the Mayor’s letter to DOJ.
- @ChrisMcKeeTV asks Mayor why Torres, Ellis shootings weren’t game-changers.
- Mayor asking for 100% of APD officers to undergo crisis intervention training. Says right now about 27% of officers have it.
- Third and final page of Mayor Berry’s letter to the DOJ pic.twitter.com/JYuvDa9wnR
- #apd will hire one more deputy chief, bringing total to 4, to oversee DOJ findings, supervise internal affairs and training #abq
- Page two of Mayor Berry’s letter to DOJpic.twitter.com/HRfZMV1YZC
- Mayor Berry: James Boyd officer involved shooing incident was “a game changer.”
- Mayor says Boyd shooting was a game-changer.
- Mayor says he wants community to “craft additional plans and solutions including support of our APD officers”
- Page one of Mayor Berry’s letter to DOJ:pic.twitter.com/EyxtXfAEAO
- Mayor Berry: “to city councilors: please work on reforms to citizens police oversight commission”
- @Mayor_Berry: in light of shooting of homeless camper James Boyd, we cannot wait to make changes, must act now
- @MayorRJBerry wrote letter today to #DOJ to expedite review of #apd investigation
- Mayor Berry: “In light of James Boyd shooting “we need to do more and take action now”
- Berry: “I do not feel we can wait any longer” in light of James Boyd shooting.
- Mayor has started speaking. Asked DOJ to expedite review and ask to enter in negotiations about changes pic.twitter.com/jIJblI729P
- Media waiting for the mayor and police chief. How are we going to fit? #abqpic.twitter.com/nqTjDF0fJY
- Mayor, Police Chief having another press conference on APD at 3:30. We’re gonna stream it on krqe.com Tune in!
- Two dozen news people, 8 TV cameras, and one tiny conference room…pic.twitter.com/ZxVh7S5k7k
- Mayor R.J. Berry & APD Chief Gorden Eden to hold press conference momentarily about information shared to DOJ @krqe to live stream