Sheriff's Office

The Community Service Aide is a civilian position within the Sheriff’s Department. As a civilian position CSA’s are hired through Bernalillo County Human Resources and NOT your Recruiters. You can visit the County website at and check the job postings. There are only a limited number of CSA positions and so they are hired on an as needed basis. You will need to check the Bernalillo County website periodically for the postings.


  • High school diploma or GED, plus six months (6) security/safety/law enforcement experience is preferred. Ability to learn traffic laws and parking codes, proper report writing procedures and basic concepts of safety.
  • Ability to perform certain routine law enforcement functions in accordance with department rules and regulations.
  • Ability to develop positive interpersonal relationships with supervisors, others in the department and the general public.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.


  • Investigate minor accidents on streets and private property; direct traffic and assist motorists; assist investigative officers at major accidents and crime scenes as required.
  • Enforce parking regulations, complete tow reports and await wrecker.
  • Write routine police reports for incidents such as theft, missing persons, stolen automobiles, vandalism and petty larceny.
  • Deliver department correspondence as required.
  • Conduct house and business security checks.
  • Monitor welfare and safety of elderly and/or disabled residents.
  • Assist with patrolling major infrastructure buildings such as; PNM, FAA Center, City and County Communications and Pump Centers, and any other major buildings as assigned.
  • Responsible for retrieving VIN numbers from abandoned or stolen vehicles during any shift.
  • Attend briefings with deputies before their shift.
  • Responsible for driving, set up, upkeep, and take down of the mobile crime unit lab.
  • Transport victims and witnesses to designated places as assigned.
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  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Advisory and Review Board will meet on Friday, Feb. 26, 2020 at 11 a.m. In response to the governor’s declaration of a public health emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this meeting will be conducted through Microsoft Teams. This meeting is open to the public and constituents are encouraged to participate. Conference Phone Number: 1-505-225-7962 Conference ID Number: 643 699 060# Please see the attached agenda.
    2/26/2021 11:00 AM

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