The Valencia County Sheriff’s Office is comprised of fifty sworn deputies, eight court security officers and five civilian support staff members. The Sheriff’s Office is run out of a centrally located facility, which houses the Field Services Division and Criminal Investigations Division. The Court Services Division is responsible for security of the district court, prisoner transport statewide as well as process service throughout Valencia County.
The mission of the Valencia County Sheriff’s Department is to fulfill the law enforcement needs of our community with the highest degree of fairness, professionalism and integrity. In partnership with the citizens of the county, we will provide service in an ethical and fiscally responsible manner, while preserving the rights of all individuals.
The Valencia County Sheriff’s Department is a service oriented organization, proactive in meeting the needs of the citizens of our communities. We are accountable for our actions. We will work in partnership with other public service agencies. We will support education for the citizens we serve, as well as ourselves.
While leading by example we are committed to excellence, honesty and courage in the performance of our duties.
Through communication and cooperation, we will work hard to build trust and confidence with the community by holding the employees to the highest standards of professional conduct.
We are dedicated to the ethical standards of honesty, fairness and respect.
Through teamwork, we will foster respect within our ranks, while promoting confidence within the community.
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|Background Checks||The Sheriff's Office does not do background checks. We can provide a local records check from Sheriff’s office information only. Each page of the reports will be a dollar a page. We do not provide other local agency records checks. The State of New Mexico, in Santa Fe, does state background checks and the last recorded fee(s) were $20.00 per report. For more information, the contact number for the State of New Mexico is (505) 827-9151.|
If you have an opinion, concern, or comment regarding the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office you can call the Sheriff’s Office and ask to speak with a supervisor or you can complete the online form.
Please Note: The online form is not the means by which to report a crime or to request assistance. Contact the Sheriff using the Online Form
Sheriffs' Office current policy and procedures: VCSO SOP's
The Valencia County Sheriff’s Office works in cooperation with crime stoppers. Crime tips can be reported to crime stoppers at 505-843-STOP(7867) or Crime Stoppers New Mexico website.
Crime Stoppers also has a mobile application available for download called P3. P3 can be found in your app store or by going to P3 Tips.