Important Updates:

San Juan County has consolidated all the relevant information about the coronavirus and COVID-19 in one place, More here...

Additionally, Public Health Orders from the State of New Mexico has forced changes to operations at San Juan County, learn more here 
There are a number of resources for behavioral and mental health support here More...


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On average, the detectives division investigates over 2000 cases a year, ranging from white collar crimes, felony larceny, sexual assault and homicide.

The detectives division is on call 24/7 and they rotate on call every week throughout the year. 

Currently, the detectives division consists of 11 Detectives, 1 Crime Analyst, 1 SORNA (Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act) Deputy, 1 Crime Scene Investigator, 1 US Marshals Service Task Force Officer, 1 Sergeant, and 1 Lieutenant.

Some of our detectives are part of regional fugitive task forces with the US Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and the United States Secret Service.

The purpose of regional fugitive task forces is to combine the efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to locate and apprehend the most dangerous fugitives and assist in high profile investigations.

The Sheriff's Office detectives division continuously investigates cold cases throughout the year. If you have information on any of our cold cases please call our DETECTIVES TIP-LINE at 505-333-7878.

If you have concerns your child or a child you know is/was a victim of sexual abuse, please contact dispatch at 505-334-6622 and ask to speak with a Detective. The public is also encouraged to report suspected child predators and any suspicious activity to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).