NM Law Enforcement Records Bureau

Location & Hours

NM Dept of Public Safety Headquarters
4491 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Office Hours: M – F / 7:30 AM to 5 PM*
Fingerprint Hours: M – F / 8 AM to 4PM*
(*including the lunch hour)

Law Enforcement Records Bureau Fees

 


Manual Fingerprint Services: $9 / first two cards, and $2.50 for each additional card (at DPS Only)
Fingerprinting Locations: www.cogentid.com
State background check fee is $15
Letter of Good Standing: $18
Police Certificate: $18
Accident Reports are $10 (https://ecrash.lexisnexis.com/)
Incident Reports: $1 for the first page; and $.25 for each additional page
Notary Services: $5
Payment Methods: cash, check, money orders and credit/debit cards

Accident Reports

 

For NMSP and MTPD accident reports.
Accident Reports are $10 each and are available:
     Online reports, please go to https://ecrash.lexisnexis.com or call 866-215-2771.
          ~ You will need the accident number and/or
           ~ Name and DOB of persons involved in the accident
     In person results, please contact Ashleigh Arellano at 505-827-3471 or email LERB.Accidents@state.nm.us

AMBER Alert

AMBER Alert is put out to the media when there is a child under 18 who has been abducted, is in imminent danger of serious bodily harm or death, and there is specific info available about the child or the child’s abductor.
Contact: Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez

Background Check

 


In-state – NM Background Check includes fingerprint supported arrest record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
Documents you will need:
Authorization for Release of Information Form , original signature and notarized (Spanish Version)
$15 fee
Documents must be mailed or hand delivered, we do not accept faxed documents.
Fingerprint Based – NM and FBI criminal history record based on fingerprint submissions.
Documents you will need:
Governmental agencies – please visit www.cogentid.com for instructions on electronic fingerprinting. Fingerprint results will not be returned to the applicant, only to the authorized agency requesting the results.
Manual submissions directly to the FBI – please visit the FBI website for instructions on requesting your criminal history.
Background Check Fee: $15
Letter of Good Standing or Police Certificate: $18
Notary Services: $5

Concealed Handgun Carry

 

 


Concealed Handgun Carry Permit application.
Complete application requirements:
Complete two-page application
Photocopy of NM Drivers License
$100.00 Application Fee (no cash)
Certified Original Birth Certificate
Training Certificate
Electronic Fingerprint Background Check
Health Information Release Form
Authorization for Release of Information
**Photocopies and/or Notarized copies will not suffice.

Expungements

A person may petition the department to expunge arrest information on the person’s state record or FBI record if the arrest was for a misdemeanor or petty misdemeanor offense.
Contact: Program Coordinator: Drew Johnson 505-827-3317

Fingerprinting

Fingerprint Services are offered Monday - Friday / 8 AM to 4PM* (*including the lunch hour)
Manual Fingerprint services at DPS: $9 / first two cards, and $2.50 for each additional card
Electronic Fingerprint services are available online at www.cogentid.com.

Missing Persons

Missing Persons Clearinghouse is a central repository on missing persons, providing information concerning abducted missing persons in the State of NM.
Contact: Ashleigh Arellano/Program Coordinator 827-9026

Motor Vehicle Division

Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration, or Traffic Citations
New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division
1-800-683-4636 or (505) 827-4636
Website: http://www.mvd.newmexico.gov/Pages/Home.aspx

National Night Out

National Night Out is a community event used to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness as well as generate support for anticrime programs and strengthen police-community partnerships.

Sex Offender Registry

Sex Offender Registry Information provided to the public concerning the location of sex offenders residing in the state of NM. NM Sex Offender Registry
Contact: Teresa Hernandez/Program Manager at 505-827-3314

Silver Alert

Silver Alert is put out to the media when we have a missing person who is fifty years or older and whom there is a clear indication that the individual has irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties. (i.e. Alzheimer’s, Dementia, etc)
Contact: Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez

Uniform Crime Reports

Uniform Crime Reporting is a statistic based position which compiles all crime stats for NM. The stats are then reported to the FBI on a month to month basis.
Contact: Monica Bryant/Program Coordinator 827-9053