Public Safety

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety (NM DPS) protects human life and property through the detection and prevention of criminal activity and enforcement of state laws and regulations. Additionally, the NM DPS provides vital leadership, scientific, training, technical, and operational support to the criminal justice community and public at large.

Here are some resources dedicated to ensuring the citizens of New Mexico are aware of available information to maintain the safety of the public.

Elder Abuse

Call the New Mexico Intake toll free number for reporting Adult Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation at 1-866-654-3219. A representative is available 24 hours throughout the year to receive calls & take reports.

Where to turn for information and help