Training Unit

Basic Training

The Basic Training Unit provides basic instruction and continuing education in the collection, processing, documentation and dissemination of suspicious incidents, criminal intelligence, criminal investigations, and all Law Enforcement related training to all effected personnel.

Advanced Training

The Advanced Training Unit is committed to a continuous process of training by which aptitudes, skills, and abilities of department personnel are developed and maintained as required by the Standard Operating Procedures Manual.

Recruiting and Backgrounds

The Recruiting and Backgrounds Unit recruits the most capable and qualified applicants to enter the selection process. To establish a pool of qualified applicants with primary emphasis on local and state recruitment that will enable the department to meet its authorized staffing level.  The Recruiting Unit establishes and maintains the process for the selection of the most capable and qualified applicants to attend the Albuquerque Police Academy. Coordinate and facilitate the selection of personnel for department vacancies that occur.