APD Accuses Former APD Spokesman Simon Drobik Of Time Card Fraud; Investigation Must Go All The Way Up APD Chain Of Command And Mayor’s Office; Four Ambitious “Would Be Governors” On Collision Course

Late Friday afternoon, October 23, in a very dramatic and hard fall from grace, former Albuquerque Police Department (APD) Department Spokesman Simon Drobik was accused in an APD Internal Affairs Investigation (IA) of repeated time card fraud from January to … Continue reading

NM State Auditor Colon Calls In NM Attorney General Balderas To Help With Probe Of APD Overtime Abuse; The Irony Of The 3 Amigos Of Colon, Balderas And Keller Having Served As State Auditor Not Lost On Anyone; Stakes Are Very High For Keller Seeking Re-Election

On Monday July 13, New Mexico State Auditor Brian Colon said his office was ordering a special audit of APD’s overtime payment policies to APD Police Officers. On July 13, APD announced that on Friday, July 11, longtime APD spokesman … Continue reading

APD Spokeman Simon Drobik Retires from APD As Internal Affairs Investigates Time Card Fraud; State Auditor Brian Colon Orders Audit; Drobik Not The Only One Paid Excessive Overtime

On July 13, the on line news publication ABQReport published the following news item update followed by the original news story: July 13, News Update, 5:30 p.m. BY: Dennis Domrzalski and Dan Klein “The Albuquerque Police Department’s overtime king, officer … Continue reading

“To Be Clear, Funds Were Never Guaranteed. … That was simply never the case.”

Mayor Tim Keller conducted his second news conference since taking office on the status of the $175 million ART bus project. http://www.kob.com/albuquerque-news/progress-being-made-on-remedying-art-but-questions-on-missing-federal-funds-linger/4815693/?cat=500 Keller again reported that the project is still has a long way to go before the project will … Continue reading