2501 S. Broadway
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Deputy - Investigator
Deputy - Civil Process
Sheriff Hamilton was elected County Sheriff in 2014 and took office in 2015.
The Sierra County Sheriff's Office is committed to protecting the lives, property and Constitutional rights of all people, to maintaining order and to the fair and impartial enforcement of the law. The Sierra County Sheriff's Office will work to accomplish this mission by setting goals and objectives and practicing the set values of this department.
The Sierra County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the professional care of those in our custody, the security of our courts and the prompt investigation of crime when it occurs. 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 fully dedicated to this mission, to the citizens we serve and to accept the responsibility of attaining and achieving excellence within our chosen profession.
Sex Offender Registration
A sex offender, who is a resident of New Mexico, shall initially register with the county sheriff, for the county in which they reside, no later than ten (10) days (five (5) business days if convicted on or after July 1, 2013) after being released from the custody of the corrections department, a municipal or county jail or a federal, military or tribal facility or detention center or being placed on probation or parole.
A sex offender who changes residence to New Mexico, shall register with the county sheriff, for the county in which they reside, no later than ten (10) days (five (5) business days if convicted on or after July 1, 2013) after their arrival in this state.
29-11A-4 NMSA 1978 et seq.
Registrations Will ONLY Be Done
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
There are NO EXCEPTIONS
Applications are being accepted for a fulltime Certified Sheriff’s Deputies or a fulltime Uncertified Cadet in the Sierra County Sheriff’s Department until April 28, 2017. Uncertified pay: $12.65 hourly and Certified pay: $16.44 hourly.
New Mexico Law Enforcement Certification Preferred.
Benefits include participation in the Sierra County Health Insurance Program and Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). Successful applicant must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check as required for all new Sierra County employees.
Applications and job descriptions available at Sierra County Administrative Office at 855 Van Patten, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901 and must be returned to same. They may also be downloaded below:
Applicants will be notified of date and time of interviews.
Sierra County is an equal opportunity employer.