N.M. cop slams department; letter decries 'us vs. them' attitude


Albuquerque Journal

TAOS, N.M. — The Taos Police Department has been an agency that breeds public distrust and fosters an "us vs. them" attitude, a current Taos officer wrote in a letter of application for the town's recent police chief opening.

The letter from officer Nick Ault paints a picture of a department lacking in citizenpolice communication, a view disputed by the town's mayor and the town's acting chief.

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