DPS News

New Mexico Department of Public Safety Lab Receives Accreditation

SANTA FE- The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) has voted to grant ASCLD/LAB-International accreditation to the New Mexico Department of Public Safety- Hobbs Forensic Laboratory and also renewal to the DPS Santa Fe Forensic Laboratory.


Incident Involving Reintegration Clients

Bernalillo County; On the evening of Sunday December 14, 2014 an altercation occurred at a Chevron Station located at 501 Candelaria N.E. in Albuquerque with Clients from Albuquerque Boys Reintegration Center (ABRC) and a Chevron Station attendant. (more…)

UPDATE Search and Rescue Santa Fe Ski Basin

Santa Fe County; On Tuesday December 16, 2014 at approximately 12:00 p.m., the Search and Rescue Mission for Laurence Longwell has resumed. At this time there are 5 search teams apprised of 15 searches actively looking for Mr. Longwell or clues to his whereabouts. (more…)

UPDATE I-25 Armed Barricaded Subject

Valencia County; On Saturday December 13, 2014, at approximately 6:29 a.m., an Officer from the New Mexico State Police attempted to stop a vehicle that was observed traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Coors near the intersection of Blake Road in Albuquerque. As the Officer initiated his emergency equipment the vehicle accelerated, attempting to elude the officer, and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended on the northbound lanes of Interstate 25, mile post 198, after spike strips were deployed successfully deflating the vehicle’s tires. (more…)

Search and Rescue Santa Fe Ski Basin

Santa Fe County; On Saturday December 13, 2014 at approximately 9:00 a.m., New Mexico State Police was contact by Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department to initiate a Search and Rescue (SAR) for a twenty nine year old named Laurence Longwell. (more…)