Yesterday, Governor Susana Martinez announced the appointment of Enos "E.J." Fouratt of Roswell to the Chaves County Division II Magistrate Court. Fouratt’s appointment fills the vacancy created when Judge John Halvorson passed away in August.
Fouratt served more than 20 years as a law enforcement officer with the New Mexico State Police and the New Mexico Military Institute Campus Police Department. He is also a recipient of the New Mexico State Police Achievement Award for outstanding commitment to excellence. Fouratt was an active member of the New Mexico State Police Association for more than 15 years, serving on the executive board for six of those years. He also served on the New Mexico Public Safety Commission from 2013 to 2014. Congratulations, Sir, on your appointment!
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New Mexico State Police remember a fallen Officer:

Agent Robert Romero
New Mexico State Police
Duty Station: Attorney General’s Office
Died on September 30, 1967 – Age 39

On September 30, 1967, Agent Robert Romero was involved in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 64. He died as a result of the crash. At the time of the accident, he was assigned to the Attorney General’s Office. Agent Romero had been with the department for eight years. Prior to joining the State Police, Agent Romero served in the U.S. Army, and was a World War II Veteran. He was survived by his wife, son, and three daughters
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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.
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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 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