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New Mexico Criminal Records

  • New Mexico has 1,236,294 total people (FBI, 2018).
  • New Mexico is the 35th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Municipal Courts oversees cases including traffic infractions, animal cases, shoplifting DUI, and minor misdemeanors.
  • The Magistrate Courts have jurisdiction over preliminary felony hearings, traffic violations, and landlord-tenant rights.
  • The Thirteen Judicial District Courts deal with a variety of cases and each court is unique. Some of the cases could involve family, juvenile, civil, or criminal cases.
  • The Court of Appeals is an intermediate appellate court which reviews appeals in all cases except for cases involving death or life imprisonment.
  • The Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction over to review the cases heard by the Court of Appeals and has original jurisdiction over all lower state courts.

Crime Statistics for New Mexico (FBI, 2018)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 11,834 24th / 49 (Moderate)
Murder 104 30th / 49 (Low)
Rape 0 5th / 49 (Very High)
Robbery 3,374 23rd / 49 (Moderate)
Aggravated Assault 7,551 25th / 49 (Moderate)
Property Crime 0 25th / 49 (Moderate)
Burglary 13,248 26th / 49 (Moderate)
Larceny Theft 42,375 31st / 49 (Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 9,708 19th / 49 (High)

Criminal Records in New Mexico

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