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Posted on: September 21, 2020

13 Cadets Graduate from LCPD’s Academy

Cadets Graduates

The Las Cruces Police Department graduated 13 police cadets Friday from its state-certified law enforcement training academy.

Because of the public health emergency, the 49th Las Cruces Police Academy’s graduation was limited to a short Zoom pres...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Kudos to all the RoadRUNNER Transit Drivers

RoadRUNNER bus

To: All RoadRUNNER Transit Drivers

From: Michael Bartholomew, Transit Administrator

I received the following compliment by email from Charles Clements, a Transit Advisory Board member, and frequent bus user:"I wanted to pass along “attaboy&am...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 17, 2020

SWAT Callout Prompts Closure of Roads in Bellamah Neighborhood

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A man suspected in a domestic-related incident, and possibly barricading himself inside a home, is the subject of a SWAT callout in Las Cruces’ Bellamah Neighborhood.

The Las Cruces Police Department’s SWAT team, with assistance from Ne...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Suspects in Two Gun Incidents Arrested

Mug shot of Adam & Vasquez

Police have charged two men suspected in a pair of Monday morning gun incidents that included rounds being fired and a couple of victims being threatened.

Adan Herrera, 20, of the 5300 block of Sunny Acres Drive, and Javier C. Vasquez, 19, of the 2900 bloc...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 10, 2020

El Paseo Road Cleanup is Saturday Morning

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Las Cruces police, Codes Enforcement, Parks and Recreation, Streets Management and Keep Las Cruces Beautiful personnel will work with business owners Saturday morning to help clear weeds, graffiti and unsightly rubbish from properties along El Paseo Road....

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Police Watch for DUI Drivers

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Las Cruces police plan to conduct at least one saturation patrol within city limits before the end of August.

Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints held by LCPD are intended to reduce and eliminate the number of motorists who drive while intoxicated....

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Public Safety