Chief of Police

Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration, Teresa Costantinidis has announced that UNM is conducting a national search for a new chief of police.

The UNM Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency with the authority to make arrests on view and under warrant. All officers in the department are sworn and state certified. The chief of police oversees and manages the police and security operations for the University and its various campuses and is responsible for the administration and strategic planning of the department, which provides police services, crime prevention, traffic control and emergency management for students, faculty and staff.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by July 11 for best consideration. To be considered, candidates must submit a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume via email to

Interested candidates should apply early in the process for optimum consideration.

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