The NMSU Police Department is led to a senior management team (the Command Staff) consisting of the Chief, Deputy Chief, and Commander.  The Command Staff have over 65 years of combined law enforcement experience.  All hold college degrees and are graduates of the FBI National Academy.  They work with other law enforcement agencies in the region, other departments on campus, and various community, state, and national organizations to help ensure the safety of NMSU students, faculty, and staff.

The members of the Command Staff are:

  • Stephen Lopez, Chief of Police
  • Andy Bowen, Deputy Chief of Police (responsible for Patrol and Criminal Investigations)
  • Jeff Harvey, Commander (responsible for Records & Evidence, the Dispatch Center, Special Events, Victim Services and Crime Prevention)