BNHR Report: Turning a New Chapter in in Commuity Policing in Dona Ana County, NM - September 19, 2014
Preliminary Report September 2014
Community Policing in Dona Ana, New Mexico: Analysis from Border Network for Human Rights
Border Network for Human Rights has been working in Doña Ana County, NM to promote and protect civil and human rights for 15 years now. The organization is based on the needs of the community and offers a vision of human rights that has drawn nearly 1,000 member families.
This report offers our analysis of the state of community policing in Doña Ana County, NM and outlines a series of recent local government resolutions and public positions that local elected officials have taken, as well as comments by candidates for Sheriff. A comprehensive look at these developments indicates that County residents are on the verge of a new approach by local governments to public safety; one that seeks partnerships with all sectors of the community.
Border Network for Human Rights is proud of the involvement of our membership in these developments and is committed to holding public officials accountable to the public safety needs of the community.
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Official Doña Ana Country Resolution Supporting Creation of Safe Communities - September 15, 2014
Dona Ana County Board of Commissioners to Vote Tomorrow on Immigration Resolution - September 8, 2014
BNHR Praises Commissioner Hancock for Initiative that will Prevent Discrimination against Dona Ana County Families.
El Paso, TX /Southern New Mexico- Border Network for Human Rights (BNHR) and Doña Ana residents praise Commissioner Wayne Hancock for the introduction of the County Resolution “calling for Doña Ana County Employees to support the conditions needed to create safe communities for all residents”.
Letter from Congressmen Beto O’Rourke to Border Network for Human Rights - September 4, 2014
August 22, 2014
“I want you to know that your work inspires me, and is part of the message that I carry to my colleagues in Congress and everywhere I go.” — Congressmen Beto O’Rourke
Border advocate arrested at Pearce’s Las Cruces office - August 21, 2014
Fernando Garcia, Executive Director of the Border Network for Human Rights, was arrested today during the first action of the#BorderWalk4ChildrenAndDignity. He was released within a couple of hours.
Congressman Pearce Responds to BNHR - August 21, 2014
“The BNHR is not satisfied with the Congressman Pearce’s response.” “He must do more to protect the legal rights of children in Artesia and to protect undocumented Americans from deportation.”
Today the Border Network for Human Rights revealed details to… - August 19, 2014
Today the Border Network for Human Rights revealed details to the press regarding the “100 Mile Border Walk for Our Children and Our Dignity”.