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415 Tijeras NW, 4th Floor

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department is also testing for the Reserve Academy

 Testing for the reserve academy is now closed

The Reserve Academy is anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2014.

The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting application registrations for both lateral and cadet entry.

The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant based on age, gender, sexual orientation, or race.

The application process is a highly competitive series of examinations ranging from knowledge to physical strength as well as physical and mental health.

We at the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department applaud you for choosing to enter into this process and wish you good luck.

Dan Houston, Sheriff

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Upcoming Career Fairs and events that the Recruiters will be involved with.

If you have a career fair or event that you would like the Sheriff’s Department Recruiters to attend,

please contact a recruiter at: (505) 804-0000 or

Citizen Academy  Study Guide

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Testing dates for the 36th Academy will be

August 16th(Full), September 20th(Full) and October 18th(Full).

New dates are November 15th, January 10th and February 21st

Click on the picture below for information on the next Citizens Academy starting in August 2014.

C P A  Flyer.pdf