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 recognize citizen for brave actions

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police recognized Shannon Begay today with the Outstanding Citizen Award for her brave actions while helping a fellow citizen. On March 21, 2021, around 5:36 a.m., Ms. Begay heard gunshots outside her apartment,...

  2. Farmington Police seeking information on multiple vandalism cases

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police are seeking information on multiple property damage cases. Since March 1, 2020, Farmington Police Department has received numerous similar damage reports to parked vehicles and buildings.   The...

  3. Farmington police arrest man wanted out of Minnesota

    Farmington, N.M. – Farmington police arrested Dale Francis Boyum Walters on warrants issued out of Minnesota yesterday evening. Minnesota police advised they’ve been searching for 37-year-old Walters for two years.  Around 12:20 p.m. on...