ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Some Albuquerque leaders want to stop the reality show "COPS" from being filmed around the city.
City Council President Ken Sanchez and fellow councilor Don Harris say they will introduce a resolution asking Bernalillo County Sheriff Dan Houston to reconsider his recent decision to allow the Spike TV show to film deputies in April.
The councilors this week joined Mayor Richard Berry and others who say the show would paint a negative picture of Albuquerque and could hurt economic development. They say the reality series is worse than AMC TV's "Breaking Bad" because at least that show was fiction and brought jobs to Albuquerque, where the show was filmed.
Houston says there aren't "statistics or factual information" suggesting "COPS" hurts a city's image.
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