The blistering report by the US Justice Department said that the majority of fatal Albuquerque police shootings it reviewed between 2010 and 2013 were 'unjustified.' But it did not order federal monitoring of the police.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry has asked the US Department of Justice to help monitor the city's embattled police force and improve outcomes, especially for mentally ill people who confront police.
A protest over fatal police shootings in Albuquerque, N.M., turned violent Sunday, as demonstrators hurled rocks and defaced a police station. The FBI has been investigating whether the shootings were justified.