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.”

2021 Homicide Map

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