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Chief Patrick Gallagher

Deputy Chief DunivanChief Patrick Gallagher

Patrick G. Gallagher began serving the City as Chief of the Las Cruces Police Department on Jan. 15, 2018.

Gallagher previous served as Chief for the City of Santa Fe and, prior to that, was Chief for the City of Truth or Consequences, N.M.

Gallagher has nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience. Prior to moving to New Mexico and serving three years as Chief in T. or C., Gallagher worked with the New York City Police Department as deputy inspector and captain/internal affairs bureau division commander, World Trade Center Zone Commander and executive officer of the 60th Precinct.

Gallagher earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Fordham University and his master's in public administration from Marist College.

Gallagher can be reached by email or by calling the Las Cruces Police Department at (575) 528-4200.

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Contact Information

Las Cruces Police Department

217 E. Picacho Ave.
P.O. Box 20000
Las Cruces, NM 88004

(575) 528-4200