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City council approves $3 million for new APD academy class

KOB Web Staff
October 01, 2018 10:10 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The Albuquerque City Council has approved a measure to help the police department hire and train more officers.

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The Albuquerque Police Department has about 850 officers and expects to top 1,000 within the next year.

APD officials say the department has gotten a lot of interest from experienced officers, looking to come from other agencies.

Monday night, the city council approved $3 million to add a new police academy class and pay for the officer’s uniforms.

The money was made available because of increased city revenue.

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