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Northwest Area Command

Due to the Governor's two-week shut down, all substations will be closed starting Monday, November 16, 2020. If you need to file a police report, please call 242-COPS or fill out an online police report. For emergencies, please call 911.

Contact Info

Phone: 505-768-4850

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Substation Location

Michael King and Richard Smith Memorial Substation
10401 Cibola Loop NW

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Substation Hours

  • Phone Inquiries Only: 8-10 a.m.
  • Walk-Ins & Phone Inquiries: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Crime Stats

Monthly Crime Stats 2020

Area Command Comparisons

City-Wide Crime Stats

Crime Definitions

Upcoming Events

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Welcome to the Northwest Area Command.

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

About the Northwest Area

The Northwest Area is bordered by Albuquerque city limits to the west and north, the west bank of the Rio Grande to the east, and Interstate 40 to the south.

Map: Northwest Area Command

Meet the Commander

A JPEG of Commander Cecily Barker Head Shot.

The Northwest Area Command is overseen by Commander Cecily Barker.

Commander Cecily Barker started the Albuquerque Police Academy in 2004. During her career with APD, Commander Barker has worked various assignments in the Field Services Bureau, supervising teams in the Southwest and Northwest, served as a Field Training Coordinator and Crisis Intervention Coordinator, worked for the Violent Crime Division, as a Lieutenant overseeing the Juvenile (Crimes Against Children and Child Exploitation Detail) and Property Crimes Division, and as the Lieutenant of Criminalistics (Major Crime Scene Team, Crime Scene Specialists, Property Crime Reporting Technicians and the Photo Lab).

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Councilor Borrego, delivers hot dogs and coffee cake to District 5, COA Public Safety employees. Councilor Borrego, delivers hot dogs and coffee cake to District 5, COA Public Safety employees this morning. Showing her appreciation for their work in keeping our community safe! Please see Councilor Borrego Facebook for more information.

Upcoming Events: Northwest Area Command

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