Tag: New Mexico

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Farmington School Resource Officer Resigns Unpunished after Use of Excessive Force on 11-Year-Old Girl

A veteran school resource officer in Farmington, N.M., has resigned after video footage caught him violently brutalizing and slamming an 11-year-old Black female student to the ground. The incident happened on Aug. 27 at Mesa View Middle School in New Mexico. The officer, Zachary Christensen, used excessive force on the…

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Sanctuary Cities Undermined by Police Officers Working with ICE

New Mexico, California, Philadelphia, Chicago. These are some of the city, county and state governments that have attempted to protect immigrants from local law enforcement working with immigration authorities by becoming “sanctuary” locations. These sanctuary cities are meant to protect immigrants from a myriad of injustices, including holding people in jail…

Ugly N.M. Governor's Race Gets Uglier With Sexist Tweets

By Chris Hoenig Steve Verzwyvelt’s tenure as New Mexico Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gary King’s campaign manager lasted all of one day thanks to a history of sexist tweets. The Washington Free Beacon published a collection of Verzwyvelt’s tweets dating as far back as 2011, some of which included offensive and…