Luna County

Luna County is situated in the Southwest corner of New Mexico and Deming is the County seat.

Luna County is a transportation hub with three railroads, an interstate highway, and an airport with a 6,626-foot long asphalt-surfaced runway. Luna County has a population of 25,095 and shares a 54-mile border with the Republic of Mexico. A large modern International Port of Entry located three miles south of the Luna County Village of Columbus on State Highway 11, provides 24-hour per day service between the Mexican State of Chihuahua and the U.S. market for a variety of agricultural products. The County has a proud and successful heritage in farming and ranching and a value added agricultural processing industry. The geography makes it an ideal location for production of solar, wind and bio fuels alternative energy.

Upcoming Events

16 Hour Verbal De-Escalation @ Taos County Admin. Complex, County Commission Chambers
Jun 21 @ 8:00 am – Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm


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 can inquire about attending (pending availability) for a fee.

Suicide Prevention – 12 Hour Training @ Curry County
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm



This 12-hour course provides fact and fiction about detainee suicides, identifies the obstacles to suicide prevention, understanding key detainee research, risk and precipitating factors, the eight essential components of suicide prevention, the guiding principles of suicide prevention, and discusses “negligence” and “deliberate indifference” in detainee suicide liability.  This course is intended for those working in Detention.


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

Employment Opportunities

The job application is a fillable computer form. Please complete the application, then click the orange button at the bottom of the screen that states “Submit & Sign”.  You will be requested to include your resume and the completed job description for the position which you are applying for. You will receive an email notification (to the email you provided) stating the application has been submitted, and that you signed your job application.