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Foothills Area Command

Information about the Foothills Command.

Contact Info

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Substation Location

Jeffery Russell Memorial Substation
12800 Lomas NE

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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.

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Meet the Commander

Cmdr. James Collins

James Collins is the Commanders 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 his more than 21 years in law enforcement.

Commander Collins has served in the Field Services Bureau as an officer and, within about six years, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant. He also worked in the Horse Mounted Unit, as a Department Rangemaster and Advanced Training Sergeant at the Albuquerque Police Department Academy before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was assigned back to Field Services as a dayshift watch commander in the Foothills Area Command. He later moved to Special Operations as the Tactical Lieutenant where he commanded the SWAT, K9, and Bomb Teams.

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