Dear Mr. Schwanitz
This email will acknowledge completion of your public records request dated November 14, 2018 (identified by the City as #18-6577), in which you requested to inspect:
This is a formal request under the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act. I wish to inspect the following records pertaining to the active shooter incident at Ben E. Keith foods warehouse at 3205 Broadway Blvd SE on November 12, 2018. Initial calls went out around 6:15.
1. All lapel videos from APD and other first responders including searches at the home of the offender Waid Anthony Melton
2. All 911 calls, all radio dispatch calls, all photos
3. all surveillance, lapel, RTCC, dash-cam and witness videos tagged into evidence for this investigation related to searches, and interviews.
Thank you for your patience during this process. The City has completed our search and review of all responsive records. We now have the non-exempt responsive records available for your inspection or you may purchase a copy of the non-exempt records. Please be aware, my office redacted protected personal identifier information contained in those records, pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(B). My office also determined is was necessary and appropriate to redact additional information and withhold the production of certain record(s) are exempt from disclosure for the following reasons under the Inspection of Public Records Act: including NMSA 1978, § 14-2-1(A)(4) (confidential law enforcement records); § 14-2-1(A)(8) (otherwise provided by law).
You may pick up your records between the hours of 8:00-4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Provide security with a copy of the attached invoice. Please make payment by cash ($0.00) or billed to your account. Payment may also be made by company check made payable to City of Albuquerque.
SECURITY STATION – 1st FLOOR
Law Enforcement Center
400 Roma Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
You may access your invoice by signing into your Next Request profile at the following website:
If you have not created a profile, go to the following link:
If you are seeking to inspect the responsive records at no cost, then please contact my office and we will provide more information on the location of that inspection. The inspection may take place either at the aforementioned location, but more likely it will occur at the Office of the City Clerk, located at 600 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. That office is located on the 7th floor of that building. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk (505) 924-3650 if you have any questions related to the inspection at their office.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
APD Records Custodian/Records Supervisor
400 Roma Avenue NW, Alb., NM 87102
Office (505) 768-2137