Daily Lobo coverage of February 26, 2021 protest by local activists and community members gathered at the Albuquerque Police Department’s downtown headquarters to march for the abolishment of the heavily scrutinized force. Protesters emphasize New Mexico has the country’s highest rate of fatal police shootings per capita according to a Washington Post database.
Biadora, Gabriel. "‘Enough APD Terror:’ Protesters Call for Abolition Over Reform: City’s Fatal Police Shooting Rate Remains Highest in the Country." (2021). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/black-history/8
A demonstrator holds a sign at a march calling for the abolition of the Albuquerque Police Department on Feb. 26 in Albuquerque, NM.
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“Abolish APD” protesters march down the streets surrounding the Albuquerque Police Department in downtown Albuquerque, NM.
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Protesters march along Lomas Avenue in Albuquerque, NM, during the “Abolish APD” protest on Feb. 26.