Farmington Police Department

The Farmington Police Department is dedicated to a safe community through professional law enforcement.
The Farmington Police Department is an internationally accredited and progressive law enforcement agency committed to maintaining the highest standards of personal and organizational integrity while providing our community with a superior level of service.

Department challenges are met by remaining responsive to community needs, employing innovative crime-fighting strategies, implementing state-of-the-art technology, and providing leadership to our young people through effective crime prevention and intervention programs.


The Farmington Police Department continues to meet the standards to remain accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The department went through the re-accreditation process in 2012 and was awarded a Gold Standard Certificate of Re-accreditation.

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  1. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police are taking a proactive approach to combating property crime

    Farmington, NM ­- The Farmington Police Department is working to combat property crime with a newly implemented program – impact teams. The teams are led by a corporal and comprised of one member of each of the following divisions: patrol,...

  2. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Police Department is working to improve communication with crime victims, open call-in event this Thursday

    Farmington, NM – The Farmington Police Department is working to better inform crime victims of the status of their cases. Being the victim of a crime can be a stressful time; not knowing the status of a case can add to that stress. We recognize...

  3. PRESS RELEASE: Student charged for writing threatening message on school wall

    Farmington, NM – Earlier today, Farmington police were made aware of a threatening message written in the boys’ bathroom at Piedra Vista High School. The message stated, “A shooting will happen tomorrow.” Staff found the graffitti and alerted...