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Foothills Area Command

Foothills Area Command Substation will be back to normal hours of Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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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Albuquerque Community Safety Response Overview

Additional Resources

Map: Foothills Area Command

Meet the Commander

Cmdr. James Collins

Shawn Garrett has been with the Albuquerque Police Department since 2006. He has worked in every area command on patrol as an officer. He was a member of the Gang Suppression Unit, and a detective within the Property Crimes Section. After promoting to sergeant, he returned to patrol and became a CIT area coordinator. Lt. Garrett also worked in Internal Affairs and the Critical Incident Review Team. Upon being promoted to lieutenant, he again returned to patrol. He was later transferred and oversaw the Proactive Response Team within the Foothills Area Command. After several years working in that assignment, He transferred to the Crime Lab and oversaw the Investigative Support Section. In June of 2022, he became the acting commander of the Foothills Area Command.  

Learn more about the Area Command leadership.

Upcoming Events: Foothills Area Command


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