New Mexico

Department of Public Safety

Keeping New Mexico Safer Through Safe Roads and Safer Communities

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DPS General Information

NMSP District Offices

Department of Public Safety

Post Office Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1628

Physical Address:
4491 Cerrillos Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Map

Hotline Numbers

Office of the New Mexico State Police Chief
(505) 827-9219

Road Conditions
1-800-432-4269

New Mexico Department of Transportation
(505) 827-5258

Crime Stoppers

Tickets and Driver's License
(505) 827-2296

Media Information Officers

Department of Public Safety
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(505) 827-9207

New Mexico State Police
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(505) 827-9604

Law Enforcement Program

Office of the New Mexico State Police Chief
(505) 827-9219

Professional Standards and Internal Affairs
(505) 827-9031

Investigations Bureau
(505) 827-3336

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Search and Rescue
(505) 827-9228

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For general questions, concerns, or training needs.
(505) 827-9201

NMSP District Offices

Special Investigations Unit
(505) 841-8053
Albuquerque

Mobile Strike Team (Albuquerque)
(505) 841-8053

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE)

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau (CVE)
(505) 476-2457

Oversize / Overweight Permit Office
(505) 476-2475

CVE District Offices

Communications Bureau

Terri Thornberry
Communication Director
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(505) 827-9244

Statewide Law Enforcement Support

New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy

Office of the Director
(505) 827-9252

Advanced Training Bureau
(505) 827-9257

Basic Training Bureau
(505) 827-9610

Forensic Laboratory

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Santa Fe Crime Lab
(505) 827-9136

Las Cruces Crime Lab
(575) 541-7580

Hobbs Crime Lab
(575) 391-1840

Law Enforcement Records Bureau

Law Enforcement Records Bureau
(505) 827-9181 (front office)

Concealed Carry Unit
(505) 841-9187
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(505) 827-9297

Information Technology Division

IT Help Desk
(505) 827-3413

Administrative Services

Administrative Services Bureau
(505) 827-9035

Budget Bureau
(505) 827-9061

Financial Management Bureau
(505) 827-9023

Personnel Bureau
(505) 827-9162

Procurement / Contracts / Supply Bureau
(505) 827-9018

General Services Bureau
(505) 827-9035

Grants Management

Grants Management Bureau
(505) 827-3347

Office of the Secretary

Scott Weaver
Cabinet Secretary

Herman Lovato
Deputy Director-TSD/PIO

Michele Maxwell
Office Administrator

Office of Legal Affairs
(505) 827-3367

Administrative Services Division

Division Director – Vacant

Bernadette Perez
Deputy Director
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(505) 827-9253

Finance Bureau

VACANT
Finance Director/CFO
(505) 827-9023

Accounts Payable
Edwina Montano
Bureau Chief
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(505) 827-9273

Purchasing/Contracts
Randy Herrera
Chief Procurement Officer
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(505) 827-9018

Attention Vendors

All Vendors must have an up-to-date W-9 on file to receive payment. For instructions on how to fill out a W-9, click here.

Note: processing new W-9 information requires 2-4 weeks

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Human Resources Bureau

Vicki Bowser
HR Director
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(505) 827-9079

Reyna Lovato
HR Deputy Director
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(505) 827-9046

Jessica Villanueva Gonzales
HR Supervisor
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(505) 827-9162

For employment verification requests on Department of Public Safety employees, please send a fax to (505) 827-3397

To request an employee file review, please call (505) 827-9571.

Recruitment:

Interested in joining our Department? The Department of Public Safety actively seeks qualified candidates for the following positions:

To learn more about becoming a police officer with the Department, please click on the link below:

Recruiting

To learn more about non-commissioned officer positions, please contact:

Reyna Lovato
HR Deputy Director
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(505) 827-9046

Or

Cynthia Sandoval
HR Senior/Recruitment Specialist
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(505) 827-9505

To apply online for open non-commissioned positions, please click here.

Budget Bureau

Steve Riggs
Budget Director
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(505) 827-9061

State-wide Facilities Management Bureau

Calvin Steckler
Facilities Management Director
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(505) 469-0391