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Chief of Police: Tom Romero

Chief Tom Romero

About the Bernalillo Police Department

The mission of the Bernalillo Police Department is to enforce the Ordinances of the Town of Bernalillo, the laws of the State of New Mexico, and to support and uphold the constitution of the United States of America. We will ensure that professional, effective, and efficient law enforcement services are provided for the Town by utilizing accepted law enforcement techniques and practices. These services shall provide for the protection of lives and property for persons residing, visiting, or traveling within the boundaries of the Town. Employees will conduct themselves in a courteous, supportive manner and will maintain the highest standards of Public Trust.

The Bernalillo Police Department is comprised of 21 commissioned law enforcement personnel and three support staff. The Police Department provides law enforcement services to the community 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The department has extensive experience in various areas of law enforcement and familiarity with the community, residents, and respect for the strong cultural diversity in our community.

The members of the Bernalillo Police Department are proud to serve the citizens and visitors of our community and to do so with the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

    Police Fleet


    Dispatch Non-Emergency: (505) 891-7226
    Tip Line: (505) 771-9643

    739 Camino Del Pueblo
    P.O. Box 638
    Bernalillo NM 87004
    Phone: (505) 771-5872
    Fax: (505) 867-2308

    Records Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Records: (505) 771-5872

    Evidence: Requests/Pick-up: Tuesday and Thursday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please call for an appointment at (505) 771-5872.

    Animal Control: Call dispatch at (505) 891-7226

    Police Cruiser


    P.O. Box 638 • Bernalillo, NM 87004 • Phone: (505) 771-5872 • Fax: (505) 867-2308