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 help relocate shelter animals saving over 30 lives

    FARMINGTON, N.M. – The Farmington Police Department helped save over 30 lives last week, but these weren’t human lives; they were animals. Sergeants Travis Spruell and Martin Olsen headed to Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 20, with 20 dogs/puppies...

  2. Farmington police increase concentrated patrols in city parks

    Farmington, N.M. – The Farmington Police Department has seen success with increased patrols of city parks. The increased patrols are part of larger concentrated operations implemented earlier this year to decrease crime in parks and surrounding...

  3. Students charged for making school threats

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police are pursuing charges on two students planning an attack at Farmington High School, and a third is being investigated. A student reported the plan to a school administrator who then reported it to police. At...