Department of Public SafetyEmployment Application

The New Mexico Department of Public Safety (NM DPS) protects human life and property through the detection and prevention of criminal activity and enforcement of state laws and regulations.

THE APPLICATION PERIOD for the 98th recruit school WILL REOPEN IN JANUARY 2021. In the meantime, the New Mexico State Police is always interested in getting to know you and helping you get to know us! Please click on the link below to submit an interest card and a recruiter will be intouch. If you have immediate questions, call us direct at 833-NMSP-NOW. We look forward to hearing from you!