Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Lt. Governor Proposes New Amber Alert System to Track Missing Women.

Lt. Governor Denish will meet with community organizations, women community leaders, law enforcement and media representatives to discuss community responses to the recently discovered mass grave site in Albuquerque. The private meeting agenda will include the Lt. Governor’s concept of a new AMBER Alert for missing adults and a searchable database of missing persons.

The meeting, at Denish's Albuquerque office is private and multiple groups have been invited. We'll talk to Denish after the meeting and have a blog update Friday afternoon.

Individuals invited to participate in the meeting include:

Senator Bernadette Sanchez

Senator Sander Rue

Ray Schultz, Chief of the Albuquerque Police Department

Major Robert W. Shilling, New Mexico State Police

Sonya Carrasco Trujillo, New Mexico Department of Public Safety

Mary Lynn Roper, Station Manager, KOAT TV

Arcie Chapa, KUNM

Susan Loubet, Women’s Focus

Jane Wisher, the Southwest Women’s Law Center

Mary Molina Mescall, the Commission on the Status of Women

Kyla Thompson, Women Who Care

Diana Montoya, Las Mujeras de LULAC

Adriann Barboba, Young Women United

Andrea Garza, Young Women United

Bill Jordan, New Mexico Voices for Children

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