De Baca County

De Baca County is the second-least populous county in New Mexico with approximately 1,793.

The county is named for Ezequiel Cabeza De Baca, the second elected Governor of New Mexico. Fort Sumner is the County Seat. Outlaw William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, was shot by Sheriff Pat Garrett on July 14, 1881 in Fort Sumner. The county encompasses an area of 2,334 square miles.

Upcoming Events

Jun
1
Wed
2022
16 Hour Verbal De-Escalation @ Las Cruces, NM
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – Jun 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)

Open to all counties.

Jun
8
Wed
2022
16 Hour Verbal De-Escalation @ Raton, NM
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm

RSVP

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)

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