The New Mexico Department of Public Safety (NM DPS) protects human life and property through the detection and prevention of criminal activity and enforcement of state laws and regulations. Additionally, the NM DPS provides vital leadership, scientific, training, technical, and operational support to the criminal justice community and public at large.
The NM DPS exists to promote a safe and secure environment for the State of New Mexico through intelligently led policing practices, vital scientific and technical support, current and relevant training, and innovative leadership for our greater law enforcement community.
The NM DPS is committed to providing the highest quality of public safety services for the State of New Mexico and its law enforcement community. We will constantly evaluate and develop our efforts to become a national model in providing ethical, innovative, effective, efficient and customer-oriented, public safety services to the citizens and visitors of New Mexico.
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