Public Safety

Bench Warrant Sweep Collects More Than $150,000

STATE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE — For the fourth year in a row, Gov. Susana Martinez announced the success of New Mexico’s annual child support bench warrant round up.
 
This year’s program collected more than $150,000 in unpaid child support.
 
“The bench warrant round up is an invaluable tool in standing up for New Mexico’s children,” Martinez said. “The round up delivers real, meaningful results for children and families, and it sends a clear message that if parents don’t fulfill their financial obligations to their kids, law enforcement will hold them accountable.”

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House Speaker Creates Investigative Committee To Assess Charges Against Secretary Of State

House Speaker Don Tripp
 
STATE News:
 
New Mexico Speaker Don Tripp issued the following statement about creating a Special Committee to investigate charges against Secretary of State Dianna Duran: 
 
Secretary of State Dianna Duran
 
Given the serious nature of the allegations made by the Attorney General against the Secretary of State, I believe the appropriate and responsible next step for the House of Representatives is to begin the process of determining whether these charges have merit and rise to the level of impeachment. Therefore, I am creating a Special

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LAFD Hires Life And Safety Division Coordinator

Stephan Rinaldi, second from right, began his new job Monday as the Los Alamos Fire Department’s Life and Safety Division Coordinator. He gathered Wednesday in the training room at the LAFD Administration Office with Fire Marshal Jeff Wetteland, right, Division Chief Ben Stone, EMS Training Coordinator Donna McHenry and others. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post 

The Los Alamos Fire Department has hired a new coordinator for its Life and Safety Division.

Stephan Rinaldi will work with Life and Safety Division


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LAFD Displays Four International Accreditation Plaques

Four International Accreditation plaques now line the hallway at the Los Alamos Fire Department Administration Office on Central Avenue. LAFD was awarded the fourth plaque at last week’s accreditation hearing in Atlanta. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Los Alamos County Fire Department Awarded International Accreditation

At the awards banquet Thursday in Atlanta from left, CPSE Technical Advisor Gerard Kay, Deputy Chief Justin Grider, Fire Chief Troy Hughes, CFAI Commission Chair Steven Westermann, County Manager Harry Burgess, CPSE Technical Advisor Team Lead Gary Aleshire, IAFF President Bert Quintana and EMS Battalion Chief Ben Stone. Courtesy/LAFD

During the accreditation hearing last week in Atlanta, from left, County Manager Harry Burgess, Gary Aleshire, Chief Troy Hughes, Deputy Chief Justin Grider and EMS Division Chief Stone. Courtesy/LAFD

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 

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