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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Physical Training Courses to be held Saturday Morning

Physical Training Courses

The Las Cruces Police Department is hosting a pair of Physical Training Practice Courses Saturday morning for those interested in a career in law enforcement. LCPD recruiters will host the Physical Fitness Practice Courses for prospective applicants at t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Fire Station #3 Courtesy Noise Notice for April 20

Fire Station 3

A new Fire Station is currently being constructed in Las Cruces Council District #4 as part of the City's General Obligation (GO) Bond to replace the Fire Station 3 building. On Tuesday, April 20, contractors will begin pouring concrete at the site at the...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Reward Offered for Information on Shooting Suspect

Reward Offered for Information on Shooting Suspect

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that helps police identify the suspect in Wednesday’s shooting that injured a 26-year-old man. Shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the repo...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Youth Leadership Summer Camp Registration Planned for May 1

Youth Leadership Summer Camp

Registration for the Las Cruces Police Department’s popular Youth Leadership Summer Camp will be held May 1. The free camp – hosted by LCPD’s School Resource Officers and sponsored by New Mexico State University’s Stan Fulton Endowed Chair, Dr. Blanca E....

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Shooting Injures Man at East Mesa Home

Crime Scene Tape with patch

Las Cruces police are investigating a shooting that injured a man at an East Mesa home Wednesday morning. Shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of a shooting victim at a home on the 4900 block of C...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Police Arrest Man Suspected in March 11 Shooting

Andrew Jerome Maldonado

A man suspected of discharging a handgun at a former friend in March has been arrested and charged with a trio of felonies. Andrew Jerome Maldonado, 26, of the 5400 block of Peachtree Hills Road, is charged with three fourth-degree felonies including agg...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Police Cadet Applicants Can Measure Physical Fitness Status on Saturday

Police Cadets Applicants Can Measure Physical Fitness Status

The Las Cruces Police Department is accepting applications for its 51st training academy and will host a pair of Physical Training Practice Courses on Saturday for prospective applicants. LCPD recruiters are hosting the Physical Fitness Practice Courses ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Man Suspected of Shooting at Ex-girlfriend's Home

Man Suspected of Shooting at Ex-girlfriends house Ignacio Rivera

Las Cruces police arrested a man suspected of shooting at his ex-girlfriend’s home early Monday morning. Ignacio Rivera, 41, of the 2700 block of Claude Dove Drive, is charged with one count of shooting at an occupied dwelling. The charge is a fourth-deg...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Animal Control Restarts Live Trap Program

Las Cruces Animal Control is restarting its Live Trap program that was temporarily paused in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Live Trap program allows Las Cruces residents to request use of a trap, free of charge, for the purpose of capturing nuisa...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 5, 2021

LCPD Accepting Applications for Police Cadets

LCPD Applications for Police Cadets

The Las Cruces Police Department is now accepting applications for its 51st training academy that is tentatively set to begin in January 2022. Applications for Police Cadet must be received no later than July 4, 2021. The starting salary for police cade...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols Planned for April

Sobriety Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols

Las Cruces police will conduct at least two saturation patrols and one sobriety checkpoint within city limits in April. Saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints held by LCPD are intended to reduce and eliminate the number of motorists who drive while ...

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