Open in App

NM State Police team up with Las Cruces PD for ‘crime suppression’ operation

By Dave Burge,


EL PASO, Texas ( KTSM ) – New Mexico State Police are teaming up with the Las Cruces Police Department on an eight-week “proactive crime suppression operation”  in Las Cruces.

The joint operation began Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Officers will conduct saturation patrols in areas known for criminal activity in Las Cruces.

Officers will also hold warrant roundups, targeting “violent criminals who have outstanding absconder warrants for violent crimes and are believed to be involved in ongoing criminal activity in the Las Cruces area,” according to the release announcing the campaign.

“Proactive crime suppression efforts are a cornerstone to making our communities safer,” said Tim Johnson, chief of the New Mexico State Police. “By working in partnership with our local law enforcement agencies we will be better equipped to attain that goal.”

Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

For the latest news, weather, sports, and streaming video, head to KTSM 9 News.

Expand All
Comments / 0
Add a Comment
Local Texas State newsLocal Texas State
Most Popular newsMost Popular

Comments / 0