The Ruidoso Police Department accepts applications for the position of Police Officer, both certified and non-certified, on a continual basis. If a position is not yet available, applications are kept on file for a one year period and the applicant will be notified when a position becomes available.  If the one year time frame has expired, the applicant will need to re-submit for the desired position. 


To be considered, applicants must meet minimum requirements, apply and then successfully complete the selection process. Please visit the following links to learn more about this process.

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Should you have any questions regarding the hiring process, you may contact the Ruidoso Police Department in person at 1085 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345 or by phone at 575-258-7365


The Ruidoso Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.