New Mexico State Police

Special Operations Honor Guard



The Honor Guard is a beacon of respect within the New Mexico State Police. With a solemn duty to honor our fallen officers, we ensure their sacrifices are remembered with the dignity they deserve. From memorial services to funeral honors, the Honor Guard represents the NMSP at various ceremonies, embodying the traditions and values that define our force.
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Our mission is profound, deeply rooted in the ethos of the law enforcement community. The Honor Guard is about more than ceremonies; it’s about ensuring the legacy of our fallen officers endures. We stand as a testament to their bravery and service, ensuring their memories are honored with utmost respect. As representatives of the New Mexico State Police, we participate in events that serve as a symbol of the dedication and honor that characterizes our force.


Joining the Honor Guard means embracing discipline and professionalism. Officers in this unit experience a unique sense of pride and belonging, becoming part of an esteemed group that upholds the highest standards of the NMSP. Beyond ceremonies and uniforms, it’s about being part of a close-knit team, sharing a passion for honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our communities.

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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.


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