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

Oversize / Overweight Permit Office
(505) 476-2475

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

Tim Q. Johnson
Chief
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(505) 827-9219

Sarah Coss
Executive Assistant
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(505) 827-9219

Professional Standards and Internal Affairs
(505) 827-9031

Investigations Bureau
(505) 827-9066

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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

Narcotics Unit
(505) 827-3336

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

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE)

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau (CVE)
(505) 827-9277

CVE District Offices

Communications Bureau

Communications Director – Vacant

Statewide Law Enforcement Support

New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy

Kelly Alzaharna
Director

Office of the Director
(505) 827-9252

Advanced Training Bureau
(505) 827-9257

Keith Elder
Bureau Chief
(505) 827-9290

Basic Training Bureau

Joaquin Nielsen
Acting Bureau Chief
(505) 827-9610

Forensic Laboratory

Katharina Babcock
Bureau Chief
(505) 827-9339

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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

Regina Chacon
Bureau Chief
(505) 827-9297

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

Concealed Carry Unit
(505) 841-8053
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(505) 827-9297

Information Technology Division

Melvin Lee
Chief Information Officer
(505) 827-3353

IT Help Desk
(505) 827-3413

Office of the Secretary

Main Line: (505) 827-3370

Mark R. Shea
Cabinet Secretary
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(505) 827-9102

Michele Maxwell
Executive Assistant
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(505) 827-9131

August M. Fons, Ph.D.
Deputy Cabinet Secretary
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(505) 827-3452

Herman Lovato
Deputy Director-Technical Support Division/PIO
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(505) 827-3316

Office of Legal Affairs

Elizabeth Trickey
General Counsel
(505) 827-9040

Donna Miles
Paralegal
(505) 827-3367

Administrative Services Division

Division Director – Vacant

Deputy Division Director – Vacant

Budget Bureau

Steve Riggs
Budget Director
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(505) 231-3794

Finance Management Bureau

Jessica Lucero
Finance Director/CFO
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(505) 469-6285

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

Contracts
Maureena Williams
(505) 827-9626

Grants Management Bureau

Sylvia Serna
Bureau Chief
(505) 827-3347

Human Resources Bureau

Dora A. Anaya
HR Director
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(505) 827-9079

Jessica Villanueva Gonzales
HR Deputy Director
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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.

General Services Bureau

Calvin Steckler
Facilities Management Director
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(505) 469-0391

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

Send invoices for payments to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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:

HR Deputy Director – Jessica Villanueva-Gonzales

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