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It is the mission of the Santa Fe Police Recruiting Division to actively recruit the highest quality of persons in an attempt to commission qualified, exceptional, and highly motivated individuals who wish to serve their community. Recruitment is conducted in a professional unbiased manner with consideration to the applicant and his/her ability to successfully adhere to the standards and requirements set by the Department with respect to the oath of office taken by each member.


Honesty, Integrity, Service


Tests are held at 8 AM at Santa Fe Police Headquarters at 2515 Camino Entrada. 

Tests are coming up:

February 10, 2018

April 14, 2018

June 9, 2018

Be sure to bring PT gear and proper attire for an interview. 

The written test study guide can be purchased from:

When you show up for the test date please bring your high school diploma or equivalent and your drivers licence.

All lateral applicants requesting special testing must make arrangements with one of the recruiting officers listed below. You will need all items listed in the recruiting packet which can be downloaded on this site.


Recruiting Packet (PDF)
Certification by waiver (PDF)
Cadet Recruiting (PDF)
(**links to job posting details)
Lateral Recruiting (PDF)  
(**links to job posting details)

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The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy

For more information about accreditation, training, schedules, and requirements please visit the official NMLEA website:

NM Law Enforcement Academy Website

Recruiting Officers


Officer Corrine Jones

2515 Camino Entrada

Santa Fe, NM 87507

(505) 955-5236

[bot protected email address] 

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