Police Administration

Chief of Police: Chris Williams

Chief Williams is a native of Eastern New Mexico with over twenty years of law enforcement beginning in 1998 and has been with the Portales Police Department since 2009.  He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2012, Lieutenant in 2014, Deputy Chief of Police in 2019 and Chief of Police in November 2020.


Executive Assistant: Tamara Miller
Tamara is the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police. She is in charge of handling the personnel, payroll, purchasing and administrative functions of the Department.

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42427 US 70
Portales, NM 88130
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