If you’ve tuned in to the news any time throughout 2021, you probably know that there is a lot of violent crime in New Mexico and in Albuquerque in particular. The city has seen a record number of homicides, and KRQE News 13 has been reporting on the topic from the beginning. But now, we wanted to take a deeper look into the issue with a new data-focused series: “New Mexico Crime.”


Albuquerque’s deadliest year


Theories behind the rise in crime


Guns in New Mexico


Some gun laws fall short


Debate over diversion programs


Getting more officers on the street


Have ideas for more “New Mexico Crime” topics? Or know someone who has a first-hand account of the issues discussed in “New Mexico Crime?” Email: curtis.segarra@krqe.com