Las Cruces, NM– On Wednesday, February 1st, the New Mexico State Police began a proactive crime suppression operation in the Las Cruces area. New Mexico State Police will be working with the Las Cruces Police Department during the eight-week-long operation. Officers will conduct saturation patrols in areas known for criminal activity in Las Cruces.
Officers will also hold warrant roundups, targeting violent criminals who have outstanding absconder warrants for violent crimes and are believed to be involved in ongoing criminal activity in the Las Cruces area.
“Proactive crime suppression efforts are a cornerstone to making our communities safer,” said Tim Johnson, Chief of the New Mexico State Police. “By working in partnership with our local law enforcement agencies we will be better equipped to attain that goal.”
The New Mexico State Police will continue to conduct proactive operations like these throughout the year. We encourage the public to report suspected criminal activity to their local law enforcement agencies or the New Mexico State Police.