NMDPS Forensic Laboratories Bureau

Hobbs Forensic Laboratory

PO Box 2567
Hobbs, NM 88241-2567
Tel. (575) 391-1840
Fax (575) 391-1899


The Hobbs Forensic Laboratory was established on February 16, 2009 in Hobbs, NM for the purpose of providing controlled substance analysis to Southeastern regions of New Mexico.

Present Day

The Hobbs Forensic Laboratory currently provides essential controlled substance analysis to the Southeastern High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) regions of New Mexico. The Laboratory features state-of-the-art instrumentation, large examination areas, and individual offices for each member of the technical staff.

The NMDPS Hobbs Forensic Laboratory is accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB).  Accreditation is a voluntary program in which the laboratory demonstrates adherence to established quality standards.

Services provided at the Hobbs Forensics Laboratory