Public Safety

FBI Seeks Information On Individuals Inciting Violence During First Amendment-Protected Peaceful Demonstrations

From The FBI National Press Office:

The FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights.

Our mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution is dual and simultaneous, not contradictory.

Accordingly, we are committed to apprehending and charging violent instigators who are exploiting legitimate, peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law. The continued violence, potential threat to life, and destruction of property across the United States interferes with the rights and safety of First Amendment-protected


U.S. Sen. Tom Udall Statement On Nationwide Protests In Response To Police Violence Against Black Americans

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall issued the following statement on nationwide protests, including in New Mexico, sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in Minnesota: 

“The righteous demand for justice, equality, and an end to systemic racism and violence against Black Americans and other people of color is echoing across New Mexico and the nation today. Elected officials at every level of government owe it to those who have been killed – George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other Black Americans


New Mexico COVID-19 Cases At 7,800 With 6 More Deaths And 2,888 Patients Recovered


SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 113 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 6 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes 6 additional deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 12 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 3 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Curry County
  • 10 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Eddy County
  • 35 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 2 new cases in Roosevelt


Traffic Alert: Concrete Repair On Urban/North Road Tuesday


Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division will begin concrete repair work Tuesday, June 2 on Urban Street and North Road. Crews will be removing and replacing curb & gutter and sidewalk in select locations.

Crews will be working 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Weather permitting, work should be completed by mid-June.

The contractor will set up a traffic control to allow for the flow of traffic. Vehicle traffic is urged to slow down and obey all traffic control devices.

Pedestrian traffic should be aware of equipment in the area. Please watch for crews working within the right-of-way.


Los Alamos County Chief Of Police Dino Sgambellone Commends Community For Peaceful Demonstration At Pond

By Chief Dino Sgambellone
Los Alamos Police Department

I am writing to recognize and thank those in attendance at yesterday’s protest for maintaining peace while exercising their right to demonstrate against the tragic events involving the death of George Floyd while in police custody.

While I hesitate to judge any circumstance prior to all the facts being known, in viewing the video it is hard to see how any set of circumstances would justify such a restraint technique.

I want to assure the citizens of Los Alamos that your Police Department receives regular training on all manners of Police/Citizen


Los Alamos County Offering Free Face Masks Wednesday


Los Alamos County has a limited supply of free face masks available for those who cannot make their own or are having difficulty obtaining or purchasing masks.  

The County is offering one package per request. Each package contains five cloth masks.

Beginning Wednesday, June 3, Los Alamos citizens or businesses can stop by and pick up their package of free masks outside the closed customer service windows at the Customer Care Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, located on the first floor of the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 

Those unable to pick up a free mask are


New Mexico Delegation Announces More Than $20 Million In CARES Act Funding For Skilled Nursing Facilities

New Mexico Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), announced that 59 skilled nursing facilities in the State of New Mexico will receive $20,537,500 to help combat the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funds come from the $175 billion Provider Relief Fund established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement


EAGL Technology Providing Leading Edge Software To Detect Active Shooter Threats Moves Forward With Major Expansion In Albuquerque

EDD News:

ALBUQUERQUE — A manufacturing company that provides leading-edge technology and software to detect active shooter threats is expanding in Albuquerque with the help of State and City economic assistance through Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) funds.

EAGL Technology Inc. will expand its workforce from 22 to 38 highly paid and skilled employees, moving into a larger and newly renovated 15,400 square foot facility at 3821 Singer Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, 87109.

“I can’t think of a better economic investment for New Mexico than to help a company of this caliber expand its work to


New Mexico Governor Announces Limited Reopening For Dine-In Restaurants, Indoor Malls, Gyms, Salons And More

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s amended emergency public health order effective today. Courtesy photo


From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s emergency public health order has been extended and amended to permit indoor dining, hair salons, gyms and indoor shopping malls to reopen on a limited basis and in accordance with required COVID-Safe Practices, among other changes.

Restaurants may resume indoor seating at 50 percent maximum occupancy effective today, June 1. Bar and counter seating are still prohibited; to be served, customers must be seated at tables positioned