Police Officer Jobs in New Mexico

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City of Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque, NM
Preferred Knowledge Principles and practices of electronic filing, retrieval and processing of Law Enforcement Records Principles and practices of Police Report Writing Principles and procedures of...
1 day ago
City of Clovis, NM - Clovis, NM
Typical Duties Advises and assists other police officers. Performs any or all of the duties assigned to a Police Officer as necessary....
4 hours ago
Clovis Police Department, NM - Clovis, NM
Enforcement Certificate or successfully meet the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Certification by Waiver training requirements and eligibility standards....
4 hours ago
City of Clovis, NM - Clovis, NM
Typical Duties Advises and assists other police officers. Performs any or all of the duties assigned to a Police Officer as necessary....
4 hours ago
City of Las Cruces - Las Cruces, NM
Must pass a thorough background investigation. NCIC/NMCIC certification must be obtained within six months of hire....
5 days ago
City of Las Cruces - Las Cruces, NM
Must pass a thorough background investigation. NCIC/NMCIC certification must be obtained within six months of hire....
6 days ago
City of Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque, NM
Preferred Knowledge Principles and practices of electronic filing, retrieval and processing of Law Enforcement Record Principles and practices of Cash Handling Principles and practices of Police Report...
9 days ago
City of Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque, NM
Preferred Knowledge Methods, techniques and procedures of law enforcement including patrol, crime prevention, investigation and identification Principles of report preparation Pertinent Federal, State...
9 days ago
City of Farmington NM - Farmington, NM
Performs a variety of routine technical, administrative work in support of law enforcement activities. Works an assigned shift of days or swing....
17 days ago
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
May be assigned to any shift; may perform campus patrol or serve as substation, victim/witness assistance, or crime prevention officer....
18 days ago
City of Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque, NM
Click here for more information before applying Preferred Knowledge Methods, techniques and procedures of law enforcement including patrol, crime prevention, investigation and identification Principles...
29 days ago
Albuquerque Police Department (NM) - Albuquerque, NM
Additional Requirements Possession of a New Mexico Law Enforcement Certificate or successfully meet the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Certification by Waiver training requirements and eligibility...
30+ days ago
Albuquerque Police Department - Albuquerque, NM
Perform field community policing/engagement activities. Obtain and execute arrests and search warrants....
30+ days ago
Arizona State University - Roswell, NM
Part-Time NMMI Campus Police Officer( pool of appl.)...
30+ days ago
City of Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque, NM
Position Summary Maintain a current, independent understanding of reform work by the Albuquerque Police Department to institute community policing and come into compliance with federal court orders...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for New Mexico

Moving to New Mexico? Find some basic demographic data about New Mexico below.


2,056,349
43,421

Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in New Mexico

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in New Mexico as reported by the BLS.

$43,563

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in New Mexico offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in New Mexico
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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