Farmington crime stats show a decrease in violent and property crimes

Farmington, N.M. – Farmington Police Chief Steve Hebbe presented crime statistics at the city council meeting earlier this week, showing an overall decrease in crime in the Farmington city limits. The data measures 20 different calls for service, ranging from homicides to shoplifting reports, from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2021. At the Farmington …

FPD’s response to recent article about crime in our city

A recent article published by 24/7 Wall Street that also ran in The Daily Times, listed Farmington as #8 in 25 cities where violent crime is “soaring.” Once again, our city is being named in an article that is misleading because they are referring to the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) data and not solely to …