The Las Cruces Police Department aims to enhance the quality of life in our city by working in partnership with the community. We will do this by upholding constitutional rights, enforcing the law, preserving the peace, reducing fear and providing a safe environment.
Community Policing is the key component of a partnership we build with our citizens. We strive to provide service with PRIDE: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence.
Deputy Chief Miguel Dominguez
Miguel Dominguez is Deputy Chief of the East Area Command, an area that includes all portions of the city east of I-25.
Dominguez oversees the department’s Patrol for the East Area Command, the Gang Unit, K-9 Unit, Metro Narcotics, SWAT and the Environmental Enforcement Section (Codes Enforcement, Animal Control and Keep Las Cruces Beautiful).