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: Update on homicide suspect Pedro Lucero

    Farmington, NM – Homicide suspect Pedro Lucero was located Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Mesa, Ariz. after receiving information obtained through a ping warrant from Farmington police detectives.  During the apprehension he was shot and killed. Lucero...

  2. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police arrest mother in child abuse case

    Farmington, NM – Jolynn Spahe, 34 of Farmington, was arrested yesterday for placing her child in a dangerous situation. Spahe’s 11-month-old daughter was flown to UNM Children’s Hospital in Albuquerque with multiple skulls fractures after being...

  3. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington man arrested on charge of child abuse

    Farmington, NM – Farmington police were dispatched to the 2400 block of Farmview Lane around 10:25 p.m. on Saturday for an 11-month-old female who wasn’t breathing. The baby was transported to San Juan Regional Medical Center and was found to...