The Las Cruces Police Department is comprised of a unique and diverse workforce that includes 83 civilian employees and 200 commissioned officers who patrol more than 77 square miles of incorporated city limits. The men and women of the department answer approximately 160,000 calls for service each year and generate roughly 40,000 reports.


The mission of the Las Cruces Police Department is to provide community-focused public safety and law enforcement services to area residents, businesses and visitors so they can live and thrive in a safe, peaceful environment.