NMSP Bureaus

Optimized to Serve. Driven to Protect.

Discover your path with the new mexico state police.

The New Mexico State Police bureaus specialize in a variety of areas, from patrol to investigations, training and recruiting, special operations, and more. With a focus on expertise and professionalism, each bureau provides a unique opportunity for those interested in a career in law enforcement to make a difference in their community and beyond.

Our officers are responsible for patrolling the roads, protecting our state, and enforcing the law.

Bring justice to victims and their families, using cutting-edge technology and innovative investigative techniques.

Highly trained and elite units responsible for handling the most complex and dangerous situations that face New Mexico.

 Our officers work to ensure that each and every recruit is trained to the highest standards, and agency continues to attract the best and brightest candidates.

The Special Projects Bureau is dedicated to finding innovative solutions to complex challenges facing law enforcement in the Land of Enchantment.

Are you ready? Start your career today.

Make a Difference Behind the Scenes

The CIV-OPS Division of the New Mexico State Police

Supporting the agency's mission through a variety of civilian roles.

From administrative support to technical positions, our CIV-OPS employees play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the NMSP.

As a member of the CIV-OPS division, you will have the opportunity to make a difference behind the scenes, supporting the officers and bureaus of the NMSP as they serve and protect the citizens of the Land of Enchantment.

Challenge Yourself

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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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.