New Mexico State Police




The Investigations Bureau of the New Mexico State Police is dedicated to uncovering the truth and solving crimes. Our agents are highly trained and use a diverse range of investigative techniques, from forensic analysis to interviews and interrogations, to ensure justice for the citizens of New Mexico. We prioritize the safety and well-being of our communities. We are committed to resolving cases such as homicides and drug trafficking networks. If you’re interested in learning more about our agents’ daily activities and responsibilities, let’s take a closer look at a day in the life of an Investigations Bureau agent.

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Experience the thrill of a dynamic and challenging career by becoming an agent with the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau. Our highly trained agents use cutting-edge investigative techniques, such as DNA analysis, surveillance operations, and forensic accounting, to solve cases and bring justice to victims and their families. Our agents spend their days working on complex cases, gathering evidence, and building relationships with communities across the state. Our officers are skilled in examining crime scenes, working closely with other law enforcement agencies as they collect evidence, and piecing together the facts while uncovering the truth.


 Join the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau and discover a challenging and fulfilling law enforcement career that offers growth opportunities that positively impact your community. We are composed of highly trained agents passionate about bringing justice and solace to the citizens of New Mexico.  As an agent, you will work on various highly challenging cases, from homicide investigations to cybercrime. You will receive specialized investigative techniques training and access to cutting-edge technology and resources. If you’re interested in joining our team of agents, contact our recruiting department to learn more about this invigorating career path!

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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 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.


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