Find public safety programs for victim rights and assistance, crisis intervention, crime prevention, sex offender directories, and drug recovery. 



Tel: 575-258-7365 

Sal Beltran - School Resource Officer

Rylah - Victims Advocate           
Tel: 575-491-1113

Local, Regional and National Resources

Crime Stoppers USAA national group providing rewards for anonymous information leading to felony arrests. Includes news, programs, events and resources. If you have information relating to a crime, please contact the Ruidoso/Lincoln-County Crime Stoppers at 575-258-4545

National Sex Offenders Public RegistryA U.S. Department of Justice National Sex Offender listing that links public state, territorial, and tribal sex offender registries for public search.

HEAL & The Nest Domestic Violence Shelter: Coordinates and offers support services and a safe haven for victims and survivors of domestic violence in Ruidoso and Lincoln County, New Mexico. Contact their 24/7 Crisis Hotline toll free at (866) 378-6378.

COPE, Center for Protective Environment, Inc.:  An Alamagordo-based non-profit organization to help people affected by domestic violence and other forms of abuse in Otero and Lincoln Counties, New Mexico. Contact their 24-hour Crisis Hotline toll-free at 1-866-350-2673.

The National Center for Victims of Crime: An American nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information, resources and advocacy for victims of all types of crime, as well as the people who serve them.

Download domestic violence safety tips and advocacy resources specific to citizens of Ruidoso and Lincoln County, New Mexico. For additional information or assistance, contact RPD Victims Advocate, Dawna Reyes

The Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program: Report suspicion of Internet child sexual exploitation to the Ruidoso Police Department, the NM ICAC Task Force, online at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Cyber Tipline, or with a toll-free call to 1-800-843-5678.

New Mexico Adult Protective Services: If you suspect an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, call Adult Protective Services Statewide Intake, toll-free at 1-866-654-3219 or 1-505-476-4912.