Welcome to the Town of Bernalillo Police Department’s Recruitment page. Thank you for your interest in joining the ranks of our department. The Bernalillo Police Department is currently authorized to have a strength of twenty-five commissioned officers. The department is comprised of the Chief of Police, Lieutenant, four Sergeants, three Corporals, and sixteen Officers, two of which are assigned as School Resource Officers.

Personnel of the department serve the citizens and community of Bernalillo by providing and performing professional law enforcement services as well as participating in various community events that occur throughout the year. Personnel of the department are expected to serve as ambassadors of the Town and to promote the Town of Bernalillo. We believe in treating all persons equally and with respect and dignity in the performance of our duties.

Personnel of the department serve in several capacities and responsibilities to provide services and law enforcement throughout the community. Many officers also serve as bike patrol officers, field investigators, field training officers, instructors, or on the warrant service team.

If you are interested in pursuing a career with the Bernalillo Police Department or would like more information, please fill out the Interest Form (click the link at the left, or hover over Recruitment on the right panel and left-click Interest Form) and submit it to our department. A member of our department will contact you once we receive your information.

Again, thank you for your interest in our department. We look forward to speaking with you in the future.


Chris Stoyell
Chief of Police