Public Safety

New Mexico police receiving specialized drugged driving training

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – More New Mexico police officers are getting specialized training to deal with people on drugs behind the wheel. “All of these officers are seasoned DWI officers with experience on impaired driving investigations,” said Lt. Charles Files of the Los Lunas Police Department.

New Mexico seeks end to police immunity from prosecution

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill that would end police immunity from prosecution in New Mexico to allow civil right lawsuits in state court cleared its last major hurdle with Senate approval, as Democratic legislators responded to concerns about police brutality and accountability.

Research On Juarez Murders Housed In Las Cruces Archive

In the early 1990s, growing numbers of women were reported missing or found dead across the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Decades later advocates have documented more than 2,000 women were murdered yet none of their killers have been identified or convicted, according to the Center for Strategic and International

NMSP provide updates on officer-involved shooting in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police gave an update on an officer-involved shooting near Carlsbad Wednesday. Authorities were searching for 29-year-old EJ Kincaid who was wanted for a parole violation and absconding. An officer attempted to pull him over near Mermod and Walnut when Kincaid took off.

New Mexico State Police Unit Arrests Missouri Fugitives

Carrizozo, NM – On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, agents with the New Mexico State Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit received information from the United States Marshals Service that two wanted violent fugitives were driving through New Mexico. The fugitives were identified as Tracy Brown, 57, and Diana Thomas, 47, both of