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The Special Investigations Division of the Office of the Attorney General utilizes expert special agents for major criminal investigations across the state. The Division conducts investigations as directed by the Attorney General,  including violent crimes such as child abuse, homicide, and sexual assaults. Special Investigations also looks into government corruption and fraud, and economic and financial crimes, often working in cooperation with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. If you suspect government corruption or fraud call 1-866-627-3249 and ask for Special Investigations.

To file a report with the Special Investigations Unit, please download and fill out the criminal investigations complaint form, and return to the office at the following address:

Office of New Mexico Attorney General
Special Investigations Division
111 Lomas Blvd. Ste. 300
Albuquerque, N.M.  87102

Instructions for Filing Criminal Investigations Complaint

  1. Fill out the complaint form completely. Please print using a black ink pen or a computer.
  2. Please forward the complaint form with any copies of attachments that may be necessary to explain or identify the complaint. Also note that all documents and other materials submitted to our office become property of the state.

When we receive your completed complaint and attachments, a team consisting of command level personnel will review the information to determine whether we will investigate the complaint. Once we have reviewed the complaint and determined the appropriate action, our Division will inform you whether: (1) A case will be opened, a special agent will be assigned, and your complaint will be investigated; or (2) We will take no action, keep the complaint on record, and inform you of the reasons for not taking any action on the matters in your complaint. Completed investigations will be forwarded to a prosecutor for review and a determination of whether criminal charges will be pursued.

BE ADVISED: We cannot act as private investigators and cannot give you legal advice or represent you individually or privately in court.