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. Body found in Nevada confirmed to be missing New Mexico woman

    Farmington, N.M. – The body of missing New Mexico woman, Cecelia Finona, was identified in Clark County, Nevada. Farmington police detectives have been working closely with several law enforcement agencies, including Sparks Police Department...

  2. Farmington police release footage from officer involved shooting

    Farmington, N.M. – Today, the Farmington Police Department released video of the officer-involved shooting on May 10 near the intersection of West Animas Street and Orchard Avenue Chief Steve Hebbe released the following statement about the...

  3. Farmington police shoot armed man

    Farmington, N.M. – The San Juan County Regional Officer Involved Shooting Task Force is investigating a shooting of an armed man by Farmington officers. Numerous 911 calls were made yesterday regarding a male shooting a gun in downtown Farmington....