Ex-commander's testimony supports Ariz. cop appealing termination

By Patrick Lohmann
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE — A former Albuquerque police commander in charge of the two officers fired for excessive force in 2011 said during a Wednesday city personnel hearing that he told his officers the man they were looking for had killed a Colorado police officer the day before.

But the commander then said he never tried to verify that information before he put a warning memo in each of his officers' mailboxes.

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