Chaves County

Chaves County was named for Colonel Jose Francisco Chaves, a military leader and rancher here during the U.S. Civil War and later in Navajo campaigns.

The County was created by Territorial Legislature on February 25, 1889 out of land from Lincoln County. The County Seat is Roswell, the city in the county. The County has a total area of 6,075 square miles and is the fourth-largest county in New Mexico by area. The population is approximately 65,282. Chaves County is a republican stronghold meaning no democratic candidate has won office in Chaves County since Lyndon Johnson’s victory in 1964.

Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Wed
2023
16 Hour Verbal De-Escalation @ Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM (Public Safety Psychology Group)
Mar 1 @ 8:00 am – Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm

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Description
This 16-hour training teaches students verbal de-escalation skills that apply psychology to aid a highly agitated person in bringing their emotions under control. This training is intended for Detention Staff and Sheriff’s Deputies. 16 Hr De-Escalation Albuq (PDF)

Course is free to NMC Law Enforcement Insurance Pool Members.  Non-members may inquire about attending (based on availability) for a fee.

Mar
27
Mon
2023
Instructor Development (Train the Trainer) @ Chaves County, Roswell, NM
Mar 27 @ 8:00 am – Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm

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This weeklong class will give you the foundation to become a professional and dynamic instructor.  You will learn the principles of learning and teaching, and the qualities of a good instructor.  In addition, we will go over the importance of visual aids and brush up on your PowerPoint skills.  You will also learn how to develop your own curriculum and how to get accredited.  This is a great class with a high energy instructor.  The week will fly by, and you will be eligible to obtain your state certification.

Important: The class will be limited in space.  Please register as soon as possible due to limited space.

Course is free to NMC Law Enforcement Insurance Pool members.  Non-members may inquire about attending (pending availability) for a fee.

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