Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mountainair Law Efforts Criticized.(Mountain View)

Byline: Carolyn Carlson Journal Staff Writer

Owner Threatens To Move Business

Residents in the town of Mountainair are asking for a law enforcement miracle, and the town's new police chief says to give him some time and he'll make it happen.

Several business owners and residents were on hand at the Mountainair Town Council meeting held Tuesday to express concerns about the town's police department and whether the department is able to provide adequate coverage for the town.

"The gang presence is back; when the sheriff was here it was gone. In all the years I have been here the Mountainair Police Department has never been effective," said Diann Bradshaw, a local business owner and active community member. …

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