What you Need to Know

Depending on the candidate’s success, the initial testing process may take the entire day and/or part of a second day, so candidates are encouraged to make the necessary arrangements to their schedules.

Testing is usually conducted at the Santa Fe Police Department Headquarters, located at 2515 Camino Entrada; however, the location is subject to change. Please confirm the testing dates, times, and locations with the recruiting staff.

How To Apply
Entrance fitness Standard

For more information regarding out-of-state applicants, benefits, opportunities, and the testing process please contact our Recruiting Officer Blake Byford  505-955-5166.




Our upcoming test dates are:

Individual Testing Will Be 

Conducted By Appointment

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Specialized Units


Crisis Negotiation Team

Bike Patrol Team

Traffic Unit

Bomb Squad

Honor Guard

DWI Unit

Emergency Response Team

SFPD is the official recruiting website for the City of Santa Fe Police Department.