Roosevelt County

Roosevelt County was created in 1903 from Chaves and Guadalupe counties and named for President Theodore Roosevelt.

The county’s eastern border is the Texas state line. The county seat is in the most populous city of Portales. The county population is approximately 19,082 covering a total area of 2,455 square miles. There are 106 ghost towns in the county, and was once home to the largest windmill collection in the nation.

Roosevelt County is known for a steady growth in agriculture with peanuts, sweet potatoes, cotton, feed grains, and wheat crops. In recent years, larger dairies have located in the county and support several major dairy product industries in the area. Eastern New Mexico Junior College was established in 1934.

Upcoming Events

Apr
15
Mon
2024
NEW LOCATION!!!!…..Instructor Development (Train the Trainer) @ Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM
Apr 15 @ 8:00 am – Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm

CHANGE IN LOCATION DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUSTANCES!!!!

NEW LOCATION IS BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TRAINING ACADEMY, 415 TIJERAS AVE NW, 4TH FLOOR, ALBQ., NM (UPDATED FLYER ATTACHED)

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.

TRAINING FOR TRAINERS – Albuquerque April 2024

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May
7
Tue
2024
16 Hour Verbal De-Escalation @ Bernalillo County, Albuquerque, NM
May 7 @ 8:00 am – May 8 @ 5:00 pm

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.

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

16-Hr-De-Escalation-Albuq May 2024

 

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Jun
3
Mon
2024
CIT – 40 hour Crisis Intervention Training @ Bernaillo County, Albuquerque, NM
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm

Description
This 40-hour training provides verbal de-escalation, crisis intervention, and mental health awareness training. 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.

CIT Albuquerque -June 2024

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