Contact and Location

Bloomfield Police
David Karst, Chief of Police

(505) 632-6311
(505) 632-6312 Fax

711 Ruth Lane
P.O. Box 1839
Bloomfield, NM 87413


Business/Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday Closed
Field services are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

If you need to speak with an officer for a non-emergency matter, please call the dispatch center at (505) 334-6622.

For emergencies, always dial 9-1-1

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Bloomfield Police Department is accredited with the New Mexico Law Enforcement Professional Standards Council.

This accreditation has been in place since 2007.

Mission and Values

Police Department

Mission Statement

The Bloomfield Police Department will render the highest level of service in a professional and ethical manner, working in cooperation with the community to solve problems related to crime and social disorder, thereby ensuring safety and improving the quality of life.

Values Statement

We value our community to protect lives and property. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to protect the citizens of Bloomfield.

We value honesty, integrity, and truthfulness. We recognize that honesty, integrity, and truthfulness are the foundations of our profession. We will constantly strive to maintain the highest standards, recognizing their importance in upholding our credibility within the law enforcement profession and the community we serve.

We value professionalism, cultural diversity, and the rights of all individuals. We are dedicated to performing our duties in accordance with the constitution, state laws, and city ordinances while protecting the rights of all individuals. We will build from the strength provided by cultural diversity within the department and the community to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all.

We value community involvement on all issues relating to a safe and secure city. We respond to the needs of the community; therefore, the community should have significant involvement in achieving a safe and secure city. Using Community Policing, we will continually seek mutual cooperation on all community-related problems, reducing the threat of crime, and enhancing the quality of life.

We value employees, the department’s most valuable resource. We are dedicated to building the foundation of the police department through fairness, respect, and equal opportunity provided to all employees. We are dedicated to providing an enjoyable work environment through open and honest communications, quality leadership, up-to-date training, and mutual support.


Remember that Hwy 64 is designated as a Safety Corridor by the State of New Mexico Traffic Safety Bureau. This means that fines are doubled for speeding violations.

Community Service Officers

The community service officers oversee ordinance violations for:
  • • Abandoned Vehicles
  • • Trashed Yards
  • • Weed Violations
  • • Other Related Violations

  • Animal Control

    Please call the dispatch center at (505) 334-6622 for:
  • • Dog Bites
  • • Dogs at Large
  • • Vicious Animals
  • Found and Unclaimed Property

    Legal Notice: Destruction of Unclaimed Property

    The Bloomfield Police Department intends to dispose of unclaimed property that was collected during the regular course of business. The legal owners of these items are either unknown or have failed to respond to all attempts to contact them. If you are the rightful owner of an item included on the list below, contact the Evidence Unit at (505) 632-6311 Monday thru Thursday 8am-5pm. Proof of ownership, as well as verification of eligibility via background questions, will be required before the return of any property. Any items listed as Found/Safekeeping Property not claimed within 60 days of this notice will be destroyed pursuant to state law.  Furthermore, if you believe that the Bloomfield Police Department is holding property belonging to you that is not listed please feel free to contact us.

    Evidence Pick Up times by appointment are:
    Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday Noon - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm