DPS News

It’s Happening this Week, the Annual DPS Auction

SANTA FE- The annual New Mexico Department of Public Safety Auction in Santa Fe is happening this Saturday, August 23rd. The auction will take place 9:30 a.m., at the Department of Public Safety, 4491 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe. Preview days for the auction will take place Thursday, August 21st and Friday August 22nd, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. (more…)

Special Investigation Division Sergeant Helps Two Women at Scene of Crash


SID Sergeant Angel Torres

Sandoval County- On July 31, 2014, about 9:00am, Special Investigations Division Sergeant Angel Torres was travelling north on I-25 headed up La Bajada hill. About three quarters of the way up he saw a plume of smoke on his right. When he looked to the origin of the smoke, he saw a midsized car on its side (passenger side down) and the wheels were still turning. He immediately pulled over to assist the people involved in this crash. The car was filling with smoke and the engine compartment looked like it was going to catch fire. (more…)

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety Assists in the 2014 Kutz4Kidz Back to School Event

Bernalillo County- The New Mexico State Police, Motor Transportation Police, and Special Investigations Division will be assisting in this fun filled family event.  Officers will be on scene to interact with families and children.  There will be static displays of State Police and Motor Transportation Police equipment.  The NMSP ABLE06 helicopter; MTPD marked semi-truck and trailer; NMSP/MTPD motorcycles; NMSP Bomb Team; NMSP Search and Recovery Team equipment; NMSP Crime Scene Team equipment and NMSP Tactical Team equipment will be there. (more…)

National Night Out in Santa Fe Tomorrow

SANTA FE- Join Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Department of Public Safety on the Santa Fe Plaza for the annual National Night Out, Tuesday, August 5th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. (more…)

Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Graduation

SANTA FE- It was graduation day for the twenty-six members of Public Safety Telecommunicator Class 126 at the Department of Public Safety.  These individuals are now officially radio dispatchers for law enforcement and first responders around the state.  They are the lifeline for the officers in the field. (more…)