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 release footage from officer involved shooting

    Farmington, N.M. – Today, the Farmington Police Department released video of the officer involved shooting on April 9 near the intersection of Yucca Avenue and Sage Drive. Chief Steve Hebbe released the following statement about the incident,...

  2. Farmington police investigate shooting

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington detectives are investigating a shooting over the weekend near the 1200 block of Randolph Avenue.  Around 11:16 am, officers responded to reports of a shooting involving three men. Officers arrived on scene to...

  3. Farmington police identify man in officer involved shooting

    Farmington, N.M. – Today, Farmington police identified the man who was shot Saturday, April 9, as 21-year-old Charlie Thompson from Farmington. On April 9, around 4:50 pm, officers observed Thompson sitting inside a vehicle in a parking lot...