13 Cadets Graduate from LCPD’s Academy   The Las Cruces Police Department graduated 13 police cadets Friday from its state-certified law enforcement training academy.   Because of the public health emergency, the 49th Las Cruces Police Academy’s graduation was limited to a short Zoom presentation and 13 separate badge-pinning ceremonies –Read More →

Las Cruces police plan to conduct at least four saturation patrols within city limits during the month Saturation Patrols Planned for September Las Cruces police plan to conduct at least four saturation patrols within city limits during the month of September. Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints held by LCPD areRead More →

Police Watch for DUI Drivers Las Cruces police plan to conduct at least one saturation patrol within city limits before the end of August. Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints held by LCPD are intended to reduce and eliminate the number of motorists who drive while intoxicated. Officers also will beRead More →

City Names Interim Police Chief The City of Las Cruces has named Miguel Dominguez as Interim Chief of Police following the retirement of Patrick Gallagher, whose final day on the job is Aug. 1. Dominguez will begin his new assignment on Aug. 2. Miguel Dominguez has resided in Las CrucesRead More →

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Wednesday morning requiring all law enforcement officers in New Mexico to wear body cameras. Some law enforcement agencies, like the Albuquerque Police Department, already require officers to wear body cameras. The bill will impact agencies that don’t – like the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office.Read More →