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APS Police

The Albuquerque Public Schools Police Department exists for the purpose of providing police and security services to the public schools.

We have many resources for students, parents, employees, and the community that support the schools and help provide a safe and healthy environment for the APS community.

Employment with APS School Police

We're looking for hardworking individuals with a dedication to keeping our schools safe.

In order to apply for APS Police Officer positions, you must already be a certified police officer within the state of New Mexico.

Find out more about us:

Contact Background and Fingerprinting

  • Phone: (505) 884-6398
  • Fax: (505) 830-1661

Hours of Operation for Fingerprinting

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact Information

Main Phone: (505) 243-7712
Fax: (505) 830-0110

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704 Albuquerque, NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 110 East Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map

Staff Directory

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
Steve Gallegos
Chief of Police
Carla Gandara
Deputy Chief
Sonya Vanderploeg
Manager

School Police

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
School Police Dispatch

School Police 2 Hearing Impaired Line