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WNMU Campus Police
The WNMU Police Department is a full-service police agency. The WNMU Police Department functions like most police departments. WNMU police officers have enforcement authority on all WNMU property controlled by the Board of Regents throughout the State of New Mexico, and have concurrent jurisdictional authority in some neighboring areas under mutual aid agreements. WNMU police officers share a good working relationship with all surrounding local, state, and federal agencies.
The primary functions of the WNMU Police Department are to maintain a safe and secure environment to students, staff, faculty and visitors of Western New Mexico University. Other functions are law enforcement, criminal investigations, accident investigations and responding to emergencies.
Copies of police reports are available by the public 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the lobby of the WNMU Police Department. The WNMU Police Department employs 5 full-time police officers. All officers are certified through the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. Officers must maintain their proficiency by attending advanced training. We have one full time administrative secretary/dispatcher and several work-study students to assist in the office.
can register your vehicle at the WNMU Police Department. All Students,
faculty and staff are to register and display their decal properly within
WNMU property. Everyone must register their vehicles yearly on or about
August 15th. There are special decals for the visitors.
If you are a full-time student, your ID is free, for the first time. If your ID is lost or misplaced, there is a $10.00 fee for a new one. If you are a part-time student, you can pay a small fee at the business office and still receive the benefits of using your Student ID.
address: P.O. Box 680, Silver City, NM 88062
Physical Address: 1000 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061