Police Officer Requirements – New Mexico

Minimum Requirements to be a Police Officer in New Mexico

Age At least 21 years of age
Education High School Diploma or G.E.D
Citizenship US Citizen

Other Requirements

  • Holds a valid driver’s license
  • No felony conviction
  • Pass medical examination
  • Good moral character
  • Pass psychological examination
  • Training certification for First Aid and CPR
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • Complete a New Mexico law enforcement academy basic -police training program