Portales past: March 4, 1962

March 4, 1962: Portales News-Tribune: Portales police made 1,373 contacts during February, including 227 warnings to motorists, 55 driver license tests, 220 driver licenses checked on road blocks, 221 wrecks with no injuries and four wrecks with injuries. Parking tickets brought in $312.50.

Portales past: Aug. 6, 1960

Aug. 6, 1960: City police made 852 contacts during July, according to a monthly activity report released by the department.