Police Department Mission Statement

THE PORTALES POLICE DEPARTMENT IS COMMITTED TO FAIRNESS, COMPASSION, AND EXCELLENCE WHILE PROVIDING POLICE SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW AND SENSITIVE TO THE PRIORITIES AND NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE.

THE PORTALES POLICE DEPARTMENT:

·    Believes that the protection of life and property is our highest priority.

  • Will respect and protect the rights and dignity of all persons and conduct all citizen contacts with courtesy and compassion.
  • Will strive for excellence in its delivery of Police services and will utilize training, technology, and innovation to achieve that goal.
  • Recognizes its interdependent relationship with the community it serves and will remain sensitive to the community's priorities and needs.
  • Will enforce the law impartially throughout the community.
  • Recognizes the individual worth of each of its members.

Contact Us


Police Department
42427 US 70
Portales, NM 88130
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  • Phone: (575) 356-4404
  • Personnel Directory
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
    All Other Divisions 24/7

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