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Mission Statement

The Torrance County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the law. The Torrance County Sheriff’s Office will strive to accomplish this mission by setting goals and objectives and practicing the core values of the Office. It is our mission to improve and maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. We are totally dedicated to this mission, to the County we serve and to accept the responsibility of attaining our goal of achieving excellence within our profession.






  • Treat everyone with fairness and respect.
  • Earn the respect of our community and peers.
  • Resolve each situation in the most judicious way possible.
  • Present ourselves, in appearance and actions, in the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Efficiently use all of our resources in pursuit of our mission.
  • Strive to set ourselves as role models for our community.
  • Be driven in our mission to assist in making Torrance County the best place in the world to live.

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Torrance County Sheriff
PO BOX 498
Estancia New Mexico, 87016
903 N 5th Street
(Niel Mertz Judicial Complex)


Phone number: 1-844-698-4616
Phone: (505) 544-4900
Fax: (505) 274-7281

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David Frazee
County Sheriff

Eli Lucero

Cheryl Allen
Executive Assistant

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