Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Legal

August 04, 2010

NM cops baiting crooks with beer-filled backpacks

Program has caught heat with defense attorneys and is temporarily on hold

By Abigail R. Ortiz
Albuquerque Journal

The Albuquerque Police Department's new method of trying to catch larceny offenders by planting backpacks filled with beer, a laptop and other items is catching heat from some defense attorneys.

However, police officials said Tuesday the program is temporarily on hold and will be reviewed before it is started up again.

Full story: NM cops baiting crooks with beer-filled backpacks

PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample