Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

APD salutes diligence of its May officers of the month.(Final)

Byline: Liz Otero Of the Journal

The Albuquerque Police Department named the Officers of the Month for May. They are Detective Stephanie Romero and officer Jodi Gonterman.

Romero has been with the department since September 1999, assigned to the Westside Area Command. She was also an officer with the Open Space Department.

Romero transferred to the Burglary Unit in August, with limited investigative experience. Since transferring, Romero set out on her own to gain as much investigative skill as possible.

"Due to Stephanie's diligent efforts to get familiarized with all aspects of investigations, she is now a well-rounded detective capable of assuming a lead detective's role when called upon to do so," according to APD. …

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