New Mexico

Department of Public Safety

Keeping New Mexico Safer Through Safe Roads and Safer Communities

Equal Employment Opportunity Bureau

The mission of the Equal Employment Opportunity Bureau is to promote equal access and treatment for all to promote a safe environment free of discrimination and inequity in accordance with DPS values and policies and with state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. If you have any questions, please contact Vanessa Willock at (505) 827-9185 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The EEO Bureau is responsible for ensuring compliance with DPS policy, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment on the basis of:

  • Race/Color/National Origin/Ancestry
  • Religion
  • Age
  • Physical or Mental Disability
  • Serious Medical condition
  • Sex
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Gender Identity
  • Spousal Affiliation
  • Veteran Status
  • Pregnancy
  • Genetic Information
  • Any other protected class status

The EEO Bureau works to maintain working and learning environments free from discrimination and harassment by:

  • Investigating internal discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Responding to external discrimination and harassment complaints
  • Publishing an annual Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and Title VI Plan for the agency
  • Serving as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator for DPS
  • Serving as the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) coordinator for the agency
  • Providing civil rights based training for all DPS employees and grant sub-recipients

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP)

EEOP Narrative

Title VI Notice – English

Title VI Notice – Spanish