Farmington Police Department


The Farmington Police Department is dedicated to a safe community through professional law enforcement.
The Farmington Police Department is an internationally accredited and progressive law enforcement agency committed to maintaining the highest standards of personal and organizational integrity while providing our community with a superior level of service.

Department challenges are met by remaining responsive to community needs, employing innovative crime-fighting strategies, implementing state-of-the-art technology, and providing leadership to our young people through effective crime prevention and intervention programs.


The Farmington Police Department continues to meet the standards to remain accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The department went through the re-accreditation process in 2012 and was awarded a Gold Standard Certificate of Re-accreditation.
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  1. Suspect in weekend shooting identified

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police identified 19-year-old Farmington resident Diondre Badonie as the man in a fatal shooting that took place early Saturday morning. Around 12:58 am on January 22, Farmington police responded to a report of...

  2. Farmington police charge three in child exploitation cases

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington detectives have charged three men in connection with child exploitation. The charges come following extensive investigations into three independent cases. Twenty-nine-year-old Jarrod Velasquez and 56-year-old...

  3. One man in custody following late-night shooting

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police have a man in custody following a shooting that resulted in the death of another man in the early morning hours. Around 12:58 am on January 22, 2022, Farmington Police Department officers responded to a...