Community Prosecutor, Theresa Romero, discusses bystander awareness on KRQE.
Bernalillo County District Attorney Taking National Leadership Role to Address Systemic Inequities
Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez along with 14 other prosecutors across the U.S. have joined Measures for Justice, the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, and Tableau Foundation on a new initiative to develop tools and services to help prosecutors provide critical demographic data about their cases and facilitate equitable treatment within the criminal justice system.
Deputy District Attorney Discusses the Importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Meet Lee Hood, Deputy District Attorney and Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Supervisor. Lee has been an attorney for over 30 years and has been working at the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office since 2017. She has spent the majority of career as a defense attorney, but was encouraged to become a prosecutor after meeting
Women’s History Month: Michelle Padilla
Meet Michelle Padilla, the Director of Pre-Prosecution Diversion at our office. Michelle has served hundreds of clients during her 16-year tenure. She is committed to improving the lives of those who have been impacted by addiction and adversity by helping people become better versions of themselves and giving them a sense of purpose. Michelle finds