Recruiting

SFPD is offering 160 hours of leave to experienced lateral police officers who Join Our Team!!!

For a limited time only, we are also offering a $15,000 for experienced lateral police officers! 

Tests begin at 8 AM at the Santa Fe Police Headquarters at 2515 Camino Entrada.

Be sure to bring PT gear and proper attire for an interview.

Our upcoming test dates are:

May 8, 2021

June 12, 2021

July 10, 2021

*Testing Dates are Tentative.  Testing will be completed with all COVID Safe Practices. 

 

Individual Testing For Lateral Police Officer Candidates Will Be Conducted By Appointment

Do you work weekends? Are you currently subject to shift work? Do you have a job that requires you travel frequently?  

If a special circumstance exists that would prohibit you from attending the monthly testing date, please contact Recruiting Officer Blake Byford at (505) 955-5166 for consideration.  Please call with as much advance notice as possible.

Attention Cadet Applicants:

Those testing in May 2021 and forward will be hired for the January 2022 New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy.

Bring your PT gear with you and proper attire for an interview. Testing starts promptly at 8 A.M. at the Police Station… 2515 Camino Entrada

The written test study guide can be purchased from:  http://www.publicsafetycompass.com/study 

When you show up for the test date please bring your high school diploma or equivalent and your drivers license.

All lateral applicants requesting special testing must make arrangements with the Recruiting Officer Blake Byford at (505) 955-5166 for consideration.  Please call with as much advance notice as possible. You will need all items listed in the recruiting packet which can be downloaded on this site.

MISSION

It is the mission of the Santa Fe Police Training and Recruiting Unit to actively recruit the highest quality of persons in an attempt to commission qualified, exceptional, and highly motivated individuals who wish to serve their community. Recruitment is conducted in a professional unbiased manner with consideration to the applicant and his/her ability to successfully adhere to the standards and requirements set by the Department with respect to the oath of office taken by each member.

CORE VALUES

Honesty, Integrity, Service!

Officer Blake Byford

Recruiting Officer

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