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Foothills Area Command

Due to the Governor's two-week shut down, all substations will be closed starting Monday, November 16, 2020. If you need to file a police report, please call 242-COPS or fill out an online police report. For emergencies, please call 911.

Contact Info

Phone: 505-332-5240

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Substation Location

Jeffrey Cole Russell Memorial Substation
12800 Lomas NE

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Crime Stats

Monthly Crime Stats 2020

Area Command Comparison

City-Wide Crime Stats

Crime Definitions

Upcoming Events

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Welcome to the Foothills Area Command.

The officers and staff of the Foothills Area Command of the Albuquerque Police Department are here to serve our community.

About the Foothills Area

The Foothills Area is bordered by San Antonio NE to the north, the Sandia Foothills to the east, Kirtland Air Force Base to the south, and Eubank Boulevard to the west.

Map: Foothills Area Command


Meet the Commander

Cmdr. James Collins

James Collins is the Commander of the Foothills Area Command. After completing Albuquerque Police Department's 77th Cadet Class in 1997, he was sworn in as an Albuquerque Police Department officer where he has worked more than 21 years in law enforcement.

Commander Collins has served in the Field Services Bureau, in the Horse Mounted Unit, as Albuquerque Police Department Range Master, and Advanced Training Sergeant at the Albuquerque Police Department Academy. He was subsequently promoted Lieutenant and was assigned to Field Services as a dayshift Watch Commander in the Foothills Area Command. He later served with Special Operations as the Tactical Lieutenant leading SWAT, K9, and Bomb Teams.

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Upcoming Events: Foothills Area Command

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