Request #18-2465
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May 1, 2018 via email


Departments

Albuquerque Police Department


Requester

Ben Davis


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Nyvia Barraza

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Hello, 

 

This correspondence pertains to your public records request, dated May 1, 2018. In which you requested the following:

 

Original Request:

Please be advised that this firm represents Steve Benavidez. Mr. Benavidez was involved in a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Sheriff’s Posse Road and Rodeo Lane SW in Bernalillo County, New Mexico on April 16, 2014. This is a formal request under the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978 § 14-2-1 et seq. I would like to inspect the following records:

1. All documents, photographs, or other tangible things arising from the incident (or incidents) of the crash on April 16, 2014 or subsequent investigation. This request encompasses, but is not limited to, all Bernalillo County Sheriff Office, Albuquerque Police Department, or other law enforcement agencies, units, or departments personnel police reports, supplemental reports, witness statements, and investigatory notes, or other materials created, collected or stored in any media including any diagrams, charts, measurements, photographs, reconstructions and evidence in your possession, including any such items created or collected by other agencies, individuals, departments, or units that are in your possession from the investigation of the crash.

2. All video recordings arising from the incident (or incidents) of the subject crash on April 16, 2014 or subsequent investigation. This request encompasses, but is not limited to, all video recordings from dashboard cameras, body cameras, “lapel” cameras, cell phone cameras, and any other personal or department of the Bernalillo County Sheriff Office, Albuquerque Police Department, or other law enforcement agency, unit, or department.

3. All audio recordings arising from the incident (or incidents) of the subject crash on April 16, 2014 or subsequent investigation. This request encompasses, but is not limited to, all recordings from body or “belt” recorders, radio communications by officers, cell phone communications by officers, and any other personal or department-issued audio recording device from May 4, 2015 of the Bernalillo County Sheriff Office, Albuquerque Police Department, or other law enforcement agency or other law enforcement agency, unit, or department which investigated the subject crash.

 

 

 

During our search, my unit (APD IPRA) discovered the investigation is being handled by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.  All other material is also with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s office.  For your convenience, I have included the individual to contact at BCSO. The records may be maintained by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department

Stephanee M. Baca

400 Roma NW, 5th Floor

Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 468-7062

smbaca@bernco.gov

 

To expedite your request, it would be advisable for you to write an additional letter requesting the records to the proper custodian at you earliest convenience. I apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced during this request.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Office of the APD Records Custodian

Nyvia Barraza

APD Records Custodian/Records Supervisor

400 Roma Avenue NW, Alb., NM 87102

Office (505) 768-2137

Cell (505) 980-4944

apdipra@cabq.gov

May 3, 2018, 4:21pm
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Albuquerque Police Department
May 3, 2018, 3:51pm
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May 3, 2018, 3:51pm