Tactical team

New Mexico State Police

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Highly Skilled for High-Risk Situations

 The Tactical Team of the New Mexico State Police Special Operations Bureau is a specialized unit responsible for responding to high-risk incidents that significantly threaten public safety. Composed of highly trained officers, this elite team uses specialized equipment and tactics to resolve these incidents safely and efficiently, ensuring the safety of the public and law enforcement. If you are looking for an exciting and meaningful career that involves safeguarding your community, joining the Tactical Team may be the perfect fit for you. As a Tactical Team officer, you will be trained in firearm proficiency, physical fitness proficiency, and less lethal weapon training, and you will have the opportunity to respond and handle critical cases such as subjects who have been taken hostage, high-risk arrests, and fugitive apprehension.

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THE MISSION: DON’T STOP UNTIL THE JOB IS DONE

The mission of the Tactical Team of the New Mexico State Police Special Operations Bureau is to provide a rapid and coordinated response to high-risk incidents throughout the state. The team consists of highly trained officers who specialize in responding to various high-stress situations, including armed barricades, open field manhunts, active shooters, hostage situations, counter assault, dignitary protection, vehicle takedowns, and buy-busts. As a Tactical Team officer, you will be trained in rappelling, tracking, less lethal, and covert operations and must remain constantly vigilant and ready to act in various high-stress situations. With an average of 125 missions per year, the Tactical Team is a vital asset to uniform officers and other law enforcement agencies throughout the state of New Mexico.

JOIN THE NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE

If your career aspirations lie in responding to high-risk incidents and protecting the public, the Tactical Team of the New Mexico State Police could be an ideal match for you. Our officers are highly trained and dedicated to resolving high-risk incidents safely and effectively while prioritizing the safety of the public and law enforcement. If you want to learn more about becoming a New Mexico State Police Officer and joining our Special Ops Bureau, 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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