New Mexico Police

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New Mexico Law Enforcement Agencies

There are 5010 police officers in New Mexico’s criminal justice system. These are divided among the 18 state-operated law enforcement organizations, 33 county/Sheriff’s departments, 91 city and tribal police, seven campus, and two special enforcement units.

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety is tasked with adopting standards and training for the majority of law enforcement officers in the state. It is headed and operated primarily by the New Mexico State Police.

18 State Law Enforcement Agencies in New Mexico

  1. New Mexico Attorney General’s Office
  2. New Mexico Board of Pharmacy
  3. New Mexico Corrections Department
  4. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
  5. New Mexico Department of Public Safety
  6. New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
  7. New Mexico Livestock Inspector Board
  8. New Mexico Motor Transportation Police Division
  9. New Mexico Mounted Patrol
  10. New Mexico Special Investigations Division
  11. New Mexico State Forestry Division
  12. New Mexico State Parks Division
  13. New Mexico State Police Division
  14. New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department
  15. Office of the Inspector General
  16. Park Rangers
  17. Special Agents
  18. Tax Fraud Investigations Division

33 County Agencies/Sheriff’s Departments in New Mexico

  1. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department
  2. Catron County Sheriff’s Department
  3. Chaves County Sheriff’s Office
  4. Cibola County Sheriff’s Office
  5. Colfax County Sheriff’s Office
  6. Curry County Sheriff’s Office
  7. De Baca County Sheriff’s Office
  8. Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
  9. Eddy County Sheriff’s Office
  10. Grant County Sheriff’s Department
  11. Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office
  12. Harding County Sheriff’s Department
  13. Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department
  14. Lea County Sheriff’s Department
  15. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
  16. Los Alamos County Police Department
  17. Luna County Sheriff’s Office
  18. McKinley County Sheriff’s Office
  19. Mora County Sheriff’s Office
  20. Otero County Sheriff’s Department
  21. Quay County Sheriff’s Office
  22. Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office
  23. Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office
  24. San Juan County Sheriff’s Office
  25. San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office
  26. Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office
  27. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office
  28. Sierra County Sheriff’s Office
  29. Socorro County Sheriff’s Department
  30. Taos County Sheriff’s Department
  31. Torrance County Sheriff’s Department
  32. Union County Sheriff’s Office
  33. Valencia County Sheriff’s Office




91 City & Tribal Police Departments in New Mexico

  1. Acoma Pueblo Police Department
  2. Alamogordo Police Department
  3. Albuquerque Police Department
  4. Albuquerque Public Schools Police Department
  5. Angel Fire Police Department
  6. Artesia Police Department
  7. Aztec Police Department
  8. Bayard Police Department
  9. Belen Police Department
  10. Bernalillo Police Department
  11. Bloomfield Police Department
  12. Bosque Farms Police Department
  13. Buena Vista Police Department
  14. Capitan Police Department
  15. Carlsbad Police Department
  16. Carrizozo Police Department
  17. Cerrillos Police Department
  18. Chama Police Department
  19. Chinle Police District
  20. Clayton Police Department
  21. Cloudcroft Police Department
  22. Clovis Police Department
  23. Cochiti Pueblo Police Department
  24. Corrales Police Department
  25. Crownpoint Police District
  26. Cuba Police Department
  27. Deming Police Department
  28. Dilcon Police District
  29. Edgewood Police Department
  30. Elephant Butte Police Department
  31. Espanola Police Department
  32. Estancia Police Department
  33. Farmington Police Department
  34. Gallup Police Department
  35. Hatch Police Department
  36. Hobbs Police Department
  37. Hurley Police Department
  38. Isleta Pueblo Police Department
  39. Jemez Pueblo Police Department
  40. Jemez Springs Police Department
  41. Jicarilla Apache Police Department
  42. Kayenta Police District
  43. Laguna Pueblo Police Department
  44. Lamy Police Department
  45. Las Cruces Police Department
  46. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
  47. Lordsburg Police Department
  48. Los Alamos Police Department
  49. Los Lunas Police Department
  50. Loving Police Department
  51. Lovington Police Department
  52. Magdalena Police Department
  53. Mescalero Apache Police Department
  54. Mora Police Department
  55. Moriarty Police Department
  56. Mountainair Police Department
  57. Nambe Pueblo Police Department
  58. Navajo Nation Department of Law Enforcement
  59. Picuris Pueblo Police Department
  60. Placitas Police Department
  61. Pojoaque Pueblo Police Department
  62. Portales Police Department
  63. Ramah Navaho Chapter Police Department
  64. Raton Police Department
  65. Red River Marshal’s Office
  66. Rio Rancho Police Department
  67. Roswell Police Department
  68. Ruidoso Police Department
  69. San Felipe Pueblo Police Department
  70. San Ildefonso Pueblo Police Department
  71. San Juan Pueblo Police Department
  72. San Ysidro Marshal’s Office
  73. Sandia Park Police Department
  74. Santa Ana Pueblo Police Department
  75. Santa Clara Police Department
  76. Santa Clara Pueblo Police Department
  77. Santa Fe Police Department
  78. Santo Domingo Pueblo Police Department
  79. Shiprock Police District
  80. Silver City Police Department
  81. Socorro Police Department
  82. Taos Police Department
  83. Taos Pueblo Police Department
  84. Tesuque Pueblo Police Department
  85. Tijeras Police Department
  86. Truth or Consequences Police Department
  87. Tuba City Police District
  88. Tucumcari Police Department
  89. Vaughn Police Department
  90. Zia Pueblo Police Department
  91. Zuni Pueblo Police Department

7 College/University Police Departments in New Mexico

  1. Eastern New Mexico University Police Department
  2. New Mexico Highlands University Police Department
  3. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Police Department
  4. New Mexico Military Institute Police Department
  5. New Mexico State University Police Department
  6. University of New Mexico Police Department
  7. Western New Mexico University Police Department

2 Other Law Enforcement Agencies in New Mexico

  1. Bureau of Indian Affairs Police
  2. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Police




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