New Mexico State Police
Discover the Power of Investigation: Join the NMSP Investigations Bureau
The Investigations Bureau of the New Mexico State Police is dedicated to upholding the law and keeping the citizens of the Land of Enchantment safe. With a variety of divisions and specialized units, our Investigations Bureau offers a range of exciting and meaningful careers to those who are ready to make a difference in their community and beyond.
Investigations: Uncovering the Truth
Our Investigations division is responsible for handling complex criminal investigations across the state of New Mexico. Our highly trained investigators are skilled in a variety of investigative techniques and use the latest technologies to solve even the most challenging cases.
Narcotics: Combating Drug-Related Crime
Our Narcotics division is responsible for investigating drug-related crimes throughout the state of New Mexico. From investigating drug trafficking organizations to combating the opioid epidemic, our Narcotics officers work tirelessly to keep our communities safe.
K9: The Power of Canine Law Enforcement
Our K9 division is a critical part of the Investigations Bureau, providing an extra layer of support and expertise in a variety of law enforcement situations. Our highly trained K9 teams are skilled in a variety of areas, including narcotics detection, tracking, and apprehension.
Crime Scene Team: Uncovering the Evidence
Our Crime Scene Team is responsible for investigating crime scenes and collecting evidence in order to solve crimes and bring criminals to justice. Our highly skilled crime scene technicians use the latest techniques and technologies to uncover the evidence that is crucial to solving even the most complex cases.
Crash Reconstruction Unit: Investigating Traffic Accidents
Our Crash Reconstruction Unit is responsible for investigating serious and fatal traffic accidents across the state of New Mexico. Using advanced techniques and specialized training, our Crash Reconstruction officers are able to determine the cause of accidents and hold responsible parties accountable.
INtel unit, data analysis and Evidence: Investigating Digital Crime
Our Intel Unit, Data Analysis and Evidence division is responsible for investigating digital crimes, including cyberbullying, online harassment, and identity theft. Our highly skilled forensic analysts use cutting-edge technologies and techniques to uncover evidence and bring cyber criminals to justice.
Special Investigation Unit: Tackling Complex Cases
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is responsible for enforcing the Liquor Control Act in the state of New Mexico. With over 2800 liquor licenses in the state, SIU conducts training sessions for liquor licensees and alcohol servers to ensure compliance with liquor laws and regulations.
Auto Theft Suppression Unit: Combating Auto Theft
Our Auto Theft Suppression Unit is responsible for investigating auto theft and related crimes throughout the state of New Mexico. Our highly trained officers use a variety of techniques and resources to combat auto theft and bring criminals to justice.
Cold Case Investigation: Solving Unsolved Crimes
Our Cold Case Investigation division is responsible for investigating unsolved crimes from years or even decades ago. Our highly skilled investigators use the latest techniques and technologies to uncover evidence and solve cases that have remained unsolved for years.
Explore a world of opportunity
As one of the most respected and professional law enforcement agencies in the country, we are dedicated to serving and protecting the citizens of New Mexico.
With a variety of bureaus and specialized units, we offer exciting and meaningful careers to those ready to make a difference in their community. From patrol to investigations, special operations to training and recruiting, and civilian support roles, we have something for everyone.
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Be Part of Something Bigger
Our Uniform Bureau is the backbone of the New Mexico State Police, providing the foundation for all of our operations. From our dedicated patrol officers to our elite commercial vehicle enforcement team, our officers are committed to upholding the law and protecting the citizens of our great state.
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