Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

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Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

Former Albuquerque detective, current officer will be tried for killing of homeless man
Former Albuquerque Police Department Detective Keith Sandy, left, and Albuquerque Police Department Officer Dominique Perez, right, talk to defense lawyer Sam Bregman, center, before a preliminary hearing begins in Albuquerque. A judge ruled Tuesday that Perez and Sandy must stand trial for the fatal shooting of a homeless man in 2014, but experts say it will be difficult to get convictions.

Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

Former Albuquerque Police Department Detective Keith Sandy, left, and Albuquerque Police Department Officer Dominique Perez, right, talk to defense lawyer Sam Bregman, center, before a preliminary hearing begins in Albuquerque. A judge ruled Tuesday that Perez and Sandy must stand trial for the fatal shooting of a homeless man in 2014, but experts say it will be difficult to get convictions.
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