Category: Domestic Violence

Use of genealogy website leads to New Mexico rape arrest

Source: Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — DNA evidence checked against a genealogy website led to a man’s arrest in a 2015 Albuquerque-area rape, Bernalillo County officials said. The arrest announced Thursday was believed to be the first in New Mexico resulting from use of use of a publicly available genealogy website, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence highlights what it takes to reduce state rates of violence

Source: KRQE The rate of domestic violence case dismissals in New Mexico is approximately 80% while average conviction rates are less than 10%. The concerning statistics have some worried about the lack of accountability and an increase in violence. The executive director of New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Pamela Wiseman discusses the organization’s ideas to

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