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. Farmington police arrest man after standoff

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police have one man in custody after a standoff that began at 8:30 am today. Aaron Carrasco, 21, of Farmington, is charged with aggravated burglary, larceny of a firearm, and several other charges.  At...

  2. Farmington police investigate fatal crash

    Farmington, N.M. – The Farmington Police Department’s traffic reconstruction team is investigating the cause of a fatal crash that occurred the morning of Monday, July 26, 2021. At around 9:21 a.m., officers responded to a rollover crash near...

  3. Body found in Nevada confirmed to be missing New Mexico woman

    Farmington, N.M. – The body of missing New Mexico woman, Cecelia Finona, was identified in Clark County, Nevada. Farmington police detectives have been working closely with several law enforcement agencies, including Sparks Police Department...