In the Media:

August 21, 2018 - The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s office will be partnering with NM Tech to develop applications and using their access to data scientists, computer scientists, to crack the code of crime and public safety in Bernalillo County.

August 21, 2018 - The Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez announces the launch of the states first Crime Strategies Unit to operate inside a DA's office in New Mexico.

KOAT July 2, 2018 Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez says there were a lot of red flags and now major changes in one of the state's most high profile and horrific murders.

KRQE March 29, 2018: Task force times to tackle state's crime problem.

KOAT February 23, 2018: District Attorney Raul Torrez says students who threaten to bring a firearm to school regardless of what their intent is should face felony charges, not a misdemeanor charge.

KRQE February 20, 2018: Bernalillo County DA announces new 'Victims Services Center'

KRQE: February 6, 2018: Justice Denied: Thousands of Albuquerque accused criminals aren't prosecuted.

KOAT January 31, 2018: District Attorney Raul Torrez explains why his office needs additional funding to fight the crime crisis in Bernalillo County.

KRQE January 24, 2018: As Albuquerque faces a major crime problem, the Bernalillo County District Attorney is doing something the office hasn't traditionally done in years by asking to hear from you.

KRQE January 12, 2018: Bernalillo County DA responds to court's ruling on pre-trial witnesses

December 14, 2017 - Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez and Dr. Andrew Hsi from the Adobe Project talk about the need to identify and help children exposed to early childhood trauma. 

KRQE December 5, 2017: Supreme Court makes changes to Bernalillo County's Case Management Order

December 4, 2017 - Bernalillo County DA planning cutting edge, data-driven "crime strategies unit"

November 28, 2017 - Bernalillo County DA and Mayor-elect discuss crime fighting

KRQE November 20, 2017: Gov. to back D.A.'s requested budget increase

October 24, 2017 - United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) has established an Advisory Council to guide its development of innovative efforts to increase the well-being of families in central New Mexico; Helen Wertheim, a community volunteer, and District Attorney Raul Torrez will chair the Council. 
The Council will play a crucial role in developing strategies that will increase prospects for secure and stable homes for children, improve children’s safety and well-being, and support working families and student success from cradle to career.

District Attorney Raúl Torrez discusses rebuilding and reforming the criminal justice system.

KOAT October 5, 2017 - Governor requests more funding for District Attorney.

KRQE: June 22, 2017 DA presents concerns over CMO rule.

KRQE: June 19, 2017 Bernalillo County DA completes report on Case Management Order or CMO.

KRQE: June 5, 2017 New rules released on bail reforms. 

KRQE: May 23, 2017 New partnership helps DA's Office prioritize cases involving repeat offenders.

May 23, 2017: District Attorney Raúl Torrez, Mayor Richard Berry, FBI, APD and BCSO announce a data driven team to focus on serious repeat offenders.

KRQE May 19, 2017: 50 volunteers have signed up so far. Go to our victims page for more information if you are interested in helping. 

April 12, 2017: DA asks State Supreme Court to Clarify No-Bond Rules.

April 2, 2017: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On April 2, 1017 more than 20 organizations came together at Civic Plaza to bring awareness to sexual assault.

    March 29, 2017: District Attorney Torrez announced that a Bernalillo County Grand Jury has indicted 15 defendants on counts of racketeering, auto and residential burglary, gun thefts and extreme animal cruelty. 52 separate cases were investigated.

    Aired on KRQE March 29, 2017: District Attorney Raúl Torrez asks state Supreme Court to weigh in on pretrial detention amendment. 

    March 28, 2017: Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez speaks at a news conference held by Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins to announce new MDC health initiatives.

    KOAT: Published on March 21, 2017: District Attorney Raúl Torrez works with Bernalillo County Clerk, Linda Stover, to move thousands of boxes of closed case files out of the DA's office building. 

    Albuquerque Journal: Published on Feb 24, 2017: District Attorney Raúl Torrez announced that he will not pursue another trial in the cases
    concerning Dominique Perez and Keith Sandy in the shooting death of James Boyd.

    KOAT: Published on Feb 10, 2017: While Raul Torrez says he understands the need to present a balanced budget, he says the state needs to readjust its priorities.

    KRQE: Published on Feb 9, 2017: An announcement by the U.S. Attorney and the new District Attorney in Bernalillo County on how they plan to tackle the crime problem.

    KOAT: Published on Feb 6, 2017: Bernalillo county district attorney Raul Torrez will be in Santa Fe today asking lawmakers for more money.

    KOAT: Published on Oct 28, 2016: Target 7’s Nancy Laflin spoke with the incoming D.A. to find out what he intends to do to fix a broken system and help keep you safe.

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