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Today, students from Jeff Speakman's Kenpo Karate stopped by The New Mexico State Police Academy to see first hand the life of a NMSP Recruit and the DPS facility. They marched in a formation, did some PT, and stood at attention! The students even showed off some of their Karate moves to the Officers! ... See MoreSee Less

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RESPECT: We will respect diverse ideas, cultures and ethnicity, rendering service in a fair, courteous and dignified manner.
EXCELLENCE: We will be distinguished as a world class organization, providing superior service exceeding customer expectations.
SERVICE: We will be responsive to the citizens of New Mexico and provide the highest quality law enforcement service available.
PRIDE: We will display our pride by demonstrating dignity and self-respect through personal attitudes, actions and appearance.
ETHICS: We will strive to maintain the highest level of ethical behavior possible.
COURTESY: We will be courteous at all times, without exception.
TEAMWORK: We will work together to improve the quality of life for all of the citizens we serve.
If you are interested in recruitment, contact the recruiter, if you have a general question, comment, or concern, email When creating an interest card, if there is information put into the system that is incompatible, the program kicks you back to the password box, and you have to scroll to the top to find out what the problem is. But if you don’t recognize that, you think that you are entering the password wrong.

Officer Carlos J. Herrera
Phone: (505) 827-9200





If you are a former NM State Police Officer and you left the department in good standing and are interested in reinstating, please submit your letter of interest and reinstatement applicationto:

DPS/New Mexico State Police
Attn: Office of the Chief
P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87504