New Mexico State Police

Our Mission

Protecting our state. protecting each other.

New Mexico's Elite Law Enforcement Agency

The New Mexico State Police serves New Mexico as the premier law enforcement agency in the state. Our mission begins with establishing partnerships and relationships within our communities that mitigate and prevent crime. 

Bravery Is not the Absence of fear,
but action in the face of fear.

Learn About Our history

protecting new mexico since 1935

From protecting New Mexico from the famed “Pancho” Villa in 1916 to patrolling Route 66 in a modern age – our history is built on pride and tradition.