New Mexico State Police

Motorcycle Team

Motor Team


The Motorcycle Team department of the New Mexico State Police Special Ops Bureau provides high-speed patrols and escorts throughout the state of New Mexico. The team comprises highly skilled officers who are experts in handling motorcycles at high speeds and in challenging situations. Police Motorcycles hold a unique position, serving many functions such as traffic enforcement, patrol duties, dignitary duties, public relations, and special events. Motorcycles are highly maneuverable and valuable when running patrol ops in congested areas, including safety corridors.

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The life of a Motorcycle Team officer is an exhilarating journey full of challenges. They are trained to provide high-speed, high-visibility patrols and escorts throughout the state of New Mexico while expertly handling motorcycles in various situations. Our officers are equipped with specialized gear and undergo intense training to handle emergencies and maintain safety. If you’re looking for a career that involves motorcycles and high-speed pursuits, becoming a Motorcycle Team officer with the New Mexico State Police can be the perfect fit for you. 


If you’re interested in a career in law enforcement that involves a unique approach to law enforcement, exciting ways to patrol, and providing escorts on a motorcycle, this unit may be the perfect fit for you. The team is an integral part of the New Mexico State Police’s law enforcement efforts, and their presence helps ensure the safety and security of the community. The motorcycles used by the team look highly professional and are often requested to assist with special functions, including Presidential Escorts.

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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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