DA Torrez proposes changes to reduce the number of times a child would have to be interviewed before testifying at a trial, and limit the harm inflicted by the system.
The Bernalillo County District Attorney Raul Torrez announces a new justice plan as the rape kit backlog testing is nearing completion.
Theresa Romero, Bernalillo County’s first community prosecutor, is part of a pilot program to bridge the gap between the community, police, and DA’s Office.
The Bernalillo County District Attorney is following the governor’s lead, giving his employees paid parental leave.
Cutting-edge technology and police work are helping law enforcement agencies solve a lot of crimes.
A new computer app is aiming to make it easier for police officers and sheriff’s deputies to find accused criminals who have warrants in and around Albuquerque.
The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office Crime Strategies Unit is nearly finished developing the app, which will allow law enforcement officers to map out the last known locations of accused fugitives in their nearby range.
After four unanswered calls, Bernice decided to leave a voicemail. She thought she was calling a medical supply store but accidentally got the last digit wrong. She had actually called a special agent at the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s office. Link to article: https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/telephone-mix-up-leads-to-a-big-surprise-for-elderly-albuquerque-woman/?fbclid=IwAR1Ro3B_z2KOBeWFh0gdfUekns1Su-FvxAfk6McaZzr_BksJnbw8PtPp0Kc
Prosecutors clear thousands of Albuquerque rape cases that stretch back decades. https://www.abqjournal.com/1370901/16-charged-so-far-in-rape-kit-backlog-cases.html?fbclid=IwAR29PYTpeF_tyw26n43Iqepra_2t1WOIZt06hKeSqeLRDzMSGqXEz0itCV0
District Attorney Raúl Torrez has made using the federal system a priority when violent crime violates both state and federal laws. Link to Editorial: https://www.abqjournal.com/1364908/pushing-dangerous-defendants-to-us-court-safer-streets.html?fbclid=IwAR2-ynou9RpLhhHUscUYyLgQmE5g2mnrBRo30Y_kVDCnjPC4ODlHbTPph_s