Farmington Police Department

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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 encourage citizens to be good witnesses, don’t risk personal safety

    Farmington, NM –  The Farmington Police Department has taken several reports where citizens have come face to face with a burglar. Naturally, a person’s first instinct may be to confront and perhaps apprehend the criminal in the pursuit of...

  2. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police arrest 65-year-old man for stalking a minor

    Farmington, NM – On Wednesday, March 15 Farmington police arrested 65-year-old Raymond Montoya for aggravated stalking of an 11-year-old girl. The Farmington resident was on probation for an earlier charge of harassment involving the same victim, who...

  3. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police are working to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors

    Farmington, NM – The Farmington Police Department recently conducted an underage drinking operation aimed at preventing the sale of alcohol to minors. The operation took place earlier this month over a five-hour period and was facilitated by FPD’s...