The Ruidoso Police Department offers fingerprinting to the general public  for reasons such as job requirements, background checks, and military entry.

Citizens needing fingerprint services must pre-register at or by telephone at 1-877-996-6277.


Weekly fingerprinting services are available to citizens at the Ruidoso Police Department as follows:

Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 

*Cogent applicants must register prior to coming in for prints