Mission Statement

The Taos Police Department is committed to:

  • Community policing based
  • Improving the quality of life in Taos
  • Quality law enforcement, in partnership with the law abiding members of our community
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About the Department

The Taos Police Department is a Law Enforcement Agency comprised of 24 commissioned / sworn personnel and 6 civilian staff members. We are committed to serving the community of Taos as your public servants. Please utilize our services to protect and preserve the standards in which we live.

Quality of Life

Our quality of life is the glue that holds the community together. Together, we can create cohesion within the community with understanding and educating, causing us to stand strong together, against the harms, evils and temptations that would threaten our standards and way of life.