APD Foothills Area Command Crime Prevention Specialist, Jill Garcia
APD Foothills Area Command Crime Prevention Specialist, Jill Garcia, stopped by GHNA to provide tips about keeping our neighborhood and homes safe.
Ms. Garcia is the Crime Prevention Specialist with the Albuquerque Police Department at the Foothills Area Command. Ms. Garcia is a New Mexico Department of Public Safety certified Professional Lecturer in Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Watch, a certified Level I Crime Prevention Specialist with the National Crime Prevention Association and an instructor and designated International Crime Prevention Specialist with the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners. She has been with the City of Albuquerque since 1997 serving the public in the City Council office, Mayor’s Office, Human Resources and the Albuquerque Police Department. Prior to serving the community in Albuquerque, Ms. Garcia was with the Bank of America Corporation in the San Francisco world headquarters and the Bank of America/New Mexico in the Albuquerque Executive Office. Ms. Garcia has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and an Associates Degree and is a recipient of several awards. Having lived in Albuquerque for over 20 years and served as a two-term Neighborhood Association President, she is invested in her community and has a passion for empowering citizens by helping them build safer communities through crime prevention.