NM police dept. cracks down on dishonesty
New policy allows first instance of untruthfulness related to jobs or 'operations of the department' to result in anything from one-day suspension to termination
By Jeff Proctor
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police officials in Albuquerque have always had some discretion in the discipline of officers who lie in response to job-related questions - more discretion than at departments such as Denver and Tucson where the presumptive penalty is termination, even on a first offense.
Now, APD brass has an even broader range of options.
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