DPS News

Public Notice JAG 2015 Subgrantee Application

The State of New Mexico – Department of Public Safety – is soliciting applications for the 2015 U.S. Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. (more…)

NMSP Investigates Death in Jal

Jal, NM – Early this morning, the Jal Police Department requested assistance from the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau to investigate a shooting which occurred on South Second Street in Jal, New Mexico.  (more…)

State Police Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols in Counties Across the State in August 2015

Statewide — State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols, and Registration, Insurance and Drivers’ License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of August 2015. (more…)

UPDATE Officer Involved Shooting

Eddy County, NM – The New Mexico State Police was contacted to investigate an officer involved shooting incident which occurred in Eddy County, New Mexico. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on July 22, 2015 when deputies from the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Carlsbad Police Department initiated a pursuit after a male suspect ignored the officers’ attempt to stop him.  The suspect was later identified as Zachary Gordon (20) of Carlsbad, New Mexico. (more…)

Officer Involved Shooting

Eddy County, NM – The New Mexico State Police was contacted to investigate an officer involved shooting incident which occurred in Eddy County, New Mexico. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on July 22, 2015 when deputies from the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Carlsbad Police Department initiated a pursuit after a male suspect ignored the officers’ attempt to stop him.

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