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Mission Statement

The men and women of the Lea County Sheriff’s Department are dedicated and strongly committed to providing the citizens of this county with best possible law enforcement services.

Our resolve is to project the utmost professionalism in actions, as well as appearance, treating all citizens with the dignity and respect they deserve. It is our objective to do our part to improve the quality of life for all residents of Lea County. These goals can only be accomplished through accountability, involvement in the community and working closely with the citizens to resolve many of the critical issues which we are currently facing.

Sheriff Steve Ackerman

  1417 S. Commercial * Lovington * NM * 88260

(575) 396-8200