Police Department

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The Gallup Police Department is a community-oriented police organization comprised of 62 commissioned officers, nine community service aides, three animal control officers and ten civilian employees. We provide around-the-clock services in the City of Gallup.

Committed to Serving the Citizens of Gallup

The mission of the Gallup Police Department is to deliver law enforcement and crime prevention services for the citizens and visitors of our city. We will strive to enhance the safety of our neighborhoods by apprehending those who commit criminal acts, by developing partnerships to prevent, reduce or eliminate community concerns, and assist in maintaining a real sense of security that improves the overall quality of life for our community. Read more about our mission and values...

Gallup Police Department Volunteer Application


We are excited to announce a NEW Program at the Gallup Police Department. Thank you for your interest in the Gallup Police Department Senior Volunteer Program. We recognize the valuable resource the senior members in the community have to offer and have created an avenue for the police department and seniors to work together to serve the City of Gallup and its citizens. Senior Volunteers would serve in a non-sworn capacity. We are currently recruiting Senior Volunteers to assist our department in various functions such as receptionist, Property Room assistant, traffic control at Special Events and other areas within the police department. Volunteers will be dealing with confidential material, working with children , and must pass a vigorous background check. Please click on this link to complete the application and personal history statement.

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For information on completing your personal history form, click here.