To improve the quality of life of the citizens of Bernalillo County by reducing crime through the thoughtful enforcement of the law and the development of a criminal justice system that reflects the values and priorities of this community.
Who We Are
The Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office is the largest law firm in New Mexico. Unlike other law firms, the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office only has one client: you, the People of New Mexico.
We are a team of attorneys, paralegals, investigators, victim advocates and legal support staff who are all dedicated to making this community safer.
What We Do
This dedicated team of professionals evaluates the approximately 25,000 cases a year that are referred to the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office by law enforcement partners in the Albuquerque Police Department, Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department, New Mexico State Police and other police agencies. The Office brings criminal cases on approximately 18,000 of the referrals per year. Despite the staggering volume of cases, our team works hard every day to represent the people in the prosecution criminals.
Where We Are Located
520 Lomas Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Main Phone: (505) 222-1099
The District Attorney's Victim Impact Program is here to educate victims of their rights, help them through the criminal justice system, and make sure they are informed about the cases.
District Attorney Raúl Torrez was elected on Nov. 7, 2016. He is committed to restoring the criminal justice system and making our community safer.
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Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez and Dr. Andrew Hsi from the Adobe Project talk about the need to identify and help children exposed to early childhood trauma.