Bernalillo County – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board (SOARB) has approved the following vision statement: The Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board seeks to create stronger community ties between the residents of Bernalillo County and BCSO.
“The ordinance that created the SOARB is comprehensive and members wanted to distill the purpose into a succinct statement,” says Tommy Jewell, board chair and retired judge. “We seek to create stronger community ties between the residents of Bernalillo County and BCSO. The public is invited to attend our monthly meetings and to share their experiences with BCSO during public comment periods.”
The vision statement was approved during the April 9, 2021 meeting during which members also voted to appoint board chair Tommy Jewell as the SOARB media spokesperson. Members of the news media are invited to email the undersigned to request Judge Jewell’s contact information.
The next meeting of the Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board is Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11 a.m. To sign-up to speak during the public comment period, click here or call 505-468-1332. To view the meeting live on Microsoft Teams, click here.
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About Bernalillo County
Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 674,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff and treasurer.