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NM State Police Release Video of Controversial Fatal Shooting

State police said they tried to pull over Rodney Applewhite in Los Lunas, but he led them on a chase. They said it was when they finally caught up to him and were trying to arrest him, he reached for a sergeant’s gun and another officer opened fire

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New Mexico Lieutenant Stabbed During Arrest of Rape Suspect

The Las Cruces (NM) Police Department reports that a police lieutenant was stabbed on Monday morning while assisting with the apprehension of a rape suspect who fled on foot from a residence.

New Mexico Department Welcomes New Support Dog

K-9 Baxter is expected to serve in an emotional support role, lifting the spirits of officers and victims of criminal activity.

Man Arrested for Allegedly Shooting New Mexico Officer at Traffic Stop

A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery upon peace officer, shooting from a motor vehicle and resisting, evading or obstructing an officer after an incident at a traffic stop over the weekend.

Fugitive Arrested Decades After Shooting Rookie Colorado Officer

The FBI arrested 77-year-old Lawrence Pusateri—who also goes by the names Luis Archuleta and Ramon Montoya—in New Mexico on Wednesday.

Teen Lauded for Delivering to Police Bag Filled with $135K in Cash

A teenager in New Mexico who aspired to become a police officer is being lauded for "doing the right thing" after he discovered a large bag of money near an ATM machine in Albuquerque late last week.

New Mexico Governor Tells Officers Enforce Red Flag Gun Law or Resign

In comments to reporters, Grisham warned that law enforcement must enforce the law, saying “they should resign as a law enforcement officer and leader in that community” if they don’t intend to.

Man Opens Fire on New Mexico Officer, No Injuries Reported

An officer with the Clovis (NM) Police Department came under fire as he attempted to follow a vehicle matching the description of one that had been reported stolen on Friday afternoon.

Mexico Authorities Invite FBI to Aid in Investigation of Murders of 9 American Mormons

The Mexican government on Sunday invited the FBI to send investigators to help in the investigation of the murder of nine U.S. citizens—six children, including 8-month-old twins, and three women—living in a Mormon community about 100 miles south of the border in the state of Sonora.

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New Mexico Officer Dies as a Result of On-Duty Medical Event

"It is with great sorrow and significant grief that the Navajo Police Department announces the passing of Police Sergeant Lamar Martin," Phillip Francisco, Chief of Police Navajo Police Department, said on Facebook.