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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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 110 East Albuquerque 87110

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

Full staff listing

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, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Mailing Address:
    6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 110 East Albuquerque 87110
  • Main Phone: (505) 243-7712
  • Fax: (505) 830-0110

Contact Us

Staff listed by employee, with email address and phone number.
Employee Contact Information
Steve Gallegos
Chief of Police
Carla Gandara
Deputy Chief
Sonya Vanderploeg
School Police
School Police 2
Hearing Impaired Line
Background and Fingerprinting Department
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