New Mexico State Police

Aircraft Unit

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TAKING FLIGHT: THE NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE AIRCRAFT UNIT

 The New Mexico State Police Aircraft Unit is dedicated to providing effective law enforcement aviation support to the Department of Public Safety, law enforcement agencies, and citizens throughout the state. Their mission is to ensure safety, preparedness, and professionalism to execute aerial responses with precision and skill. With highly trained pilots and tactical flight officers, the Aircraft Unit offers a range of techniques from airborne surveillance and reconnaissance to transportation of personnel and supplies.

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SKY HIGH CAPABILITIES: PROVIDING SAFE AND EFFECTIVE AIR SUPPORT

Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, the Aircraft Unit provides a multitude of capabilities to the State of New Mexico, including airborne patrol support, search and rescue, surveillance, and general support missions. In emergencies, the Aircraft Unit provides critical air support to ground units, including tracking and apprehending suspects, search and rescue operations, and firefighting support. As an adaptive and forward-thinking unit, they are committed to the quality of life, safety, and well-being of those they serve.

JOIN THE NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE

If you find yourself inspired by aviation and a desire to make a difference in your community, becoming a member of the New Mexico State Police Aircraft Unit may be a great path to explore for your next career. Joining the New Mexico State Police means becoming part of a team dedicated to serving the community and positively impacting our state. Our team comprises highly trained pilots and crew members equipped with the latest technology and equipment to ensure efficient and effective air support during emergencies. If you want to learn more about becoming a New Mexico State Police Officer and joining our team, contact our recruiting team today!



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There’s nothing more important that preparing your mind and body for the challenge ahead. Being prepared can sometimes be the difference between you or one of your fellow officers going home.

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What preparing for the NMSP Academy Looks like

From physical fitness training to academic support, we have everything you need to prepare for your future in law enforcement. Explore our resources today and get ready to take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career with the New Mexico State Police.

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Pay & Benefits of the New Mexico State Police

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to our officers. From health insurance to retirement plans, we have everything you need to take care of yourself and your family. Visit our pay and benefits page to learn more.

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Ready to get started? Learn more about the application process.

Ready to take the first step towards an exciting and meaningful career with the New Mexico State Police? Learn more about the process and start the application process today - Your future self will thank you.

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Learn more about what it takes to become a New Mexico State Police Officer and talk to an officer about your future today.