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. Farmington police arrest man following stabbing

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police arrested a man following a stabbing outside the Animas Valley Mall yesterday evening. Around 6 p.m. on February 22, 2021, security officers for the business called for police to assist them with a man...

  2. Farmington police arrest man after shooting at his neighbor’s house

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police arrested 32-year-old Taron Yazzie Sunday after neighbors reported he was firing a gun in his front yard. Some of the rounds hit a neighbor’s house. On February 7, 2021, around 1:35 p.m., officers responded...

  3. Multiple law enforcement agencies assist in locating kidnapped child

    Farmington, N.M – Several law enforcement agencies assisted Farmington police in locating a 3-year-old child earlier this morning.   On February 3, 2021, around 6:30 p.m. Destinee Sweeney and her girlfriend had a verbal altercation in...