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. Don’t be fooled by Motion Picture Money

    Phony bills are popping up in Farmington, and FPD is warning individuals and businesses to pay close attention when accepting cash. The fake bills being circulated are used in motion pictures, and while they look real at first glance, a closer look...

  2. Safety tips for encounters with solicitors

    Have you been visited by a door-to-door salesperson and wondered if they are conducting business in accordance with the law? In the City of Farmington, a solicitor must obtain a solicitor’s license from the City of Farmington and carry the license on...

  3. PRESS RELEASE: Request for public’s assistance

    Farmington, NM – On Friday, December 1 at approximately 7:49 p.m. Farmington police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Laguna Avenue in reference to a man lying in the road. First responders arrived and found the man to be deceased. He has been...