Welcome to the City of Albuquerque

Specialized Units

The police department has many specialized units that help fight crime in the City of Albuquerque.

PhotoOur police officers may request assignment to one of these career opportunities after completing at least two years in patrol:

  • Academy
  • Advanced Training
  • Air Support
  • Armed Robbery
  • Auto Theft
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Bomb Squad/EOD
  • Burglary
  • Chaplain Unit
  • Criminal Nuisance Abatement Unit
  • Crime Stoppers
  • Crimes Against Children
  • Crime Lab
  • Criminal Intelligence
  • Crisis Intervention Team
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • DWI Unit
  • Emergency Response Team
  • Field Training Officer
  • Firearms Range
  • Fugitive Unit
  • Gang Unit
  • Homicide
  • Horse Mounted Patrol
  • K-9
  • Narcotics
  • Polygraph
  • Property Crimes
  • Recruiting and Selection
  • Repeat Offender Project (ROP)
  • School Resource Officer
  • Sex Crimes
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
  • Traffic Investigation
  • Vice Squad
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