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. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington resident arrested on robbery charge

    Farmington, NM – Farmington Police were dispatched around 5:40 p.m. yesterday to Smith’s Grocery Store located at 600 E. 20th in reference to a robbery. Officers arrived on scene and learned that 24-year-old Raheem Benally, armed with a knife,...

  2. PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Police connecting with kids through book sharing

      Farmington, NM – This Friday the Farmington Police Department will be breaking ground on a new initiative aimed at connecting kids and police through book sharing. The initiative…Little Free Library book exchanges. The libraries will be placed...


    CALEA On-site Assessment & Public Hearing The Farmington Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment for their reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The CALEA accreditation program...