The duties of the Sheriff are contained within the County Code, Article III, Administration & Organization, under Section 300, as shown in the excerpt below and in relation to the Police Department:
304.4. Duties of the Sheriff, Police Department and Peace Officers. The Council shall establish as a department of the County, [sic] a Police Department to be charged with conserving the peace and enforcing the laws of the State and the ordinances of the County. The Sheriff shall have those powers and duties assigned to sheriffs by state statutes, including the powers of a peace officer, but the Sheriff shall not duplicate or perform those duties in this Charter or by ordinance or resolution assigned or delegated to the County's Police Department.
The Sheriff's office is responsible for the service of legal process from various courts and court support services.
Marco V. Lucero
TO HAVE CIVIL PROCESS PAPERS SERVED, YOU MUST PROVIDE US WITH A PHYSICAL ADDRESS. IF NOT PROVIDED THERE WILL BE A DELAY IN SERVICE OR PAPERS WILL NOT BE SERVED.
CURRENT SERVICE FEES ARE $40.00 FOR:
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
WRIT OF EXECUTION
WRITS OF ASSISTANCE
WRITS OF REPLEVIN
CASH, CHECKS AND MONEY ORDERS ACCEPTED
ALL SERVICE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
Please make checks payable and mail payments to:
Los Alamos Police Department
2500 Trinity Drive, Suite B
Los Alamos, NM 87544