NMSP District 3 — Roswell

Capt-BatemanNew Mexico State Police operations in this district cover Chaves, Eddy, and Lea Counties. The area has about 14, 650 square miles, with a population approaching 170, 000 persons. Officers stationed in southeast New Mexico are welcomed by a warm and friendly environment in which to raise their families. The cost of living is generally lower than other parts of the state, and the area offers a variety of vacation and entertainment opportunities.

As with other areas of the state, District Three state police officers are exposed to a variety of law enforcement challenges: traffic management, criminal investigations, narcotics interdiction, search and rescue operations, and management of incidents involving hazardous materials. It is an exciting and rewarding career in which opportunities abound.

District 3 Contact Information [ districts map ]
Mailing AddressPhysical AddressTelephone/FaxContactHours
Roswell (Main)
4207 West 2nd Street
Roswell, NM 88201
4207 West 2nd Street
Roswell, NM 88201
Ph: 505-827-9312
Fax: 575-623-3423
Capt. Lance Bateman
Lt. Nick Jimenez
24 hrs
P.O. Box 2287
Carlsbad, NM 88220
305 E Fiesta Dr, Carlsbad, NM 88220Ph: 575-885-3138
Fax: 575-887-5119
Sgt. Jason Knapp24 hrs
5100 Jack Gomez Blvd.
Hobbs, NM 88240
5100 Jack Gomez Blvd.
Hobbs, NM 88240
Ph: 575-392-5580
Fax: 575-392-6702
Sgt. Pedro Estrada24 hrs
P.O. Box 391
Artesia, NM 88220
3300 W Main St,
Suite E
Artesia, NM 88210
Ph: 575-748-9718
Fax: 575-748-2981
Sgt. Joel Gonzalez24 hrs