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

Review our ACS Response Overview PowerPoint

Learn more about the ACS Department 

Additional Resources

File Police Report Online

Telephone Reporting

Family Community Services

FH Community Meeting Poster

Map: Foothills Area Command

A detailed map of the Foothills Area Command.

Download this map in PDF format.

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.

Learn more about the Area Command leadership.

Upcoming Events: Foothills Area Command

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