|Crime Reporting Procedures: |
There are three primary ways to report crime here
in Albuquerque, depending on the type of crime and the specific situation.
The table below should help:
768-2030 (6:30am to 11pm, Monday thru
emergency call is defined as a situation where a personís life or
property is in danger or threatened.
non-emergency call is a situation where a personís life and/or
property are not in immediate danger.
||This is a
way to file reports about certain types of crimes that donít fit the
other two categories, without tying up APD
include fire calls, accidents with injuries, groups of persons with
weapons preparing to fight, shootings, stabbings, robberies, rape,
include smashed windows in an unoccupied home, abandon car on
street, persons loitering near a school, and information about
include vandalism, graffiti (see note below), theft from your
yard, auto theft, criminal trespass, harassing phone call, missing
persons, stalking, delayed house burglary, etc.|
You should report any graffiti as soon as
possible. Albuquerque graffiti removal crews work 7 days a week.
To report it anywhere in Albuquerque, call the Citizen Contact Center at 311
click here to use their website.
you have information about a crime and donít want to "get involved", make
an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 843-STOP (7867). You
can remain anonymous and receive rewards up to $1,000.00.
Things We Can Do
To Prevent Crime:
Here in the PRORA area there are many things we can do to fight
crime. Listed below are just a few suggestions:
- Report all crimes
include graffiti and all forms of
- Get everyone on your block to leave
your outside lights on at night.
- Be a Block Captain and start a
Block Watch on your block.
- Keep your car, house, and garage
doors closed and locked at all times.
- Park your cars in the garage, not on
- Report all suspicious activity in
your neighborhood to the police.
- Keep shrubs and trees around your
house cut back, so criminals canít hide.
- When you leave town, have neighbors
collect your mail and newspapers.
- When out of town, use light timers to
turn lights in your house on and off.
- Keep your drapes drawn when youíre