Doña Ana County is located in southcentral part of New Mexico and is named for Doña Ana Robledo, who died in 1680 while fleeing the Pueblo Revolt.

It shares a border with Texas and Mexico and with a population just under 215,579, which makes it the second-most populated county in the state. Its county seat is Las Cruces, the second-most populous municipality in New Mexico. The County has a total area of 3,814 square miles, containing a number of prominent geographical features, most notably the Mesilla Valley, the flood plain of the Rio Grande.

Doña Ana County is home to the White Sands National Monument, the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument, and is a leading producer of chile peppers, onions, and pecans. The county seat is in Las Cruces, where county government helps its residents with a multitude of resources including community development, emergency management, flood control and public safety.  

Upcoming Events

Jul
15
Mon
2024
First Line Supervisor – 40 hour Training @ Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office Training Room
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm

Description
This training is intended for Sheriff, Detention Staff, Firefighters, and Emergency Medical First Responders in supervisor and leader roles.  Course is free to NMC Law Enforcement Insurance Pool Members.  Non-pool members may inquire about attending (pending availability) for a fee. See attached flyer for more details.

40 First Line Supervisor Flyer July 2024 Las Cruces

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Aug
19
Mon
2024
Instructor Development (Train the Trainer) @ Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm

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

TRAINING FOR TRAINERS – Albuquerque August 2024

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Sep
16
Mon
2024
ADVANCED-40-hour Crisis Intervention Training @ Bernaillo County, Albuquerque, NM
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm

Description

This training is intended for Sheriff Deputies, Detention Staff, Firefighter and Emergency Medical First Responders.  Course is free to NMC Law Enforcement Pool members.  Non-pool members may inquire about attending (based on availability) for a fee. See attached flyer for more details.

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Advanced CIT Albuquerque -Sept 2024

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for thinking of Doña Ana County as a potential employer. We are looking for bright, public-service oriented people who want to join our team. We offer competitive salaries and benefits and an opportunity to make a difference. Become a part of the team that is working already toward making Doña Ana County a better place to live and work.