SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A city council member in Santa Fe has proposed a city law that could let the city bill people for the costs of police responses to unruly parties.
The proposed ordinance introduced last month by City Councilor Carmichael Dominguez is intended at quieting neighborhoods and reducing underage drinking.
The proposed costs would be leveled after officers are called out to a party more than once.
Then the homeowner, tenant or party organizer would get a citation and an invoice for the police response.
Police haven't yet developed a cost model for how it would issue the bills.
The city public safety committee is scheduled to consider the proposal next month.
Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican,
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