Southwest Area Command

Southwest Area Command Substation will be opened starting December 2, 2020 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Contact Info

Phone: 505-831-4705

Contact the Southwest Area Command.

Substation Location

Shawn McWethy Memorial Substation
6404 Los Volcanes NW

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Crime Stats

Monthly Crime Stats 2020

Area Command Comparisons

City-Wide Crime Stats

Crime Definitions

Upcoming Events

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Welcome to the Southwest Area Command.

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

About the Southwest Area

The Southwest Area is bordered by Interstate 40 the north, the Rio Grande to the east, the South Valley to the south, and Albuquerque city limits to the west.

Map: Southwest Area Command

Meet the Commander

Cmdr. Donovan Olvera

The Southwest Area Command is overseen by Commander Timothy Espinosa.

Commander Espinosa began his career with the Albuquerque Police Department in 2002.  He proudly served alongside the uniformed Field Services Bureau men and women for the majority of his career, on patrol and interacting with the community.  He also served as a Field Training Officer, in the Technical Services Unit and the Emergency Response Team.

Learn more about the Southwest Area Command leadership.

Upcoming Events: Southwest Area Command

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