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. PRESS RELEASE: Police trying to ID credit card fraud suspects

    Credit cards belong to missing New Mexico man and were used in Arizona Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police are trying to identify two individuals who used a missing New Mexico man’s credit cards in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Craig Cavanaugh, 44 of...

  2. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington man arrested for arson

    Farmington, NM – Farmington police arrested Ray Montano, 49 of Farmington, on Monday in connection with a string of fires that investigators determined to be intentionally set. Six structure fires took place between June 22 and July 7 in various...

  3. PRESS RELEASE: Police investigating stabbing at Farmington apartment

    Farmington, NM – Farmington police are investigating a stabbing that took place early this morning at a residence in West Farmington. Officers were dispatched around 6:00 to an apartment in the 700 block of West Animas for a fight. When police...