Navajo Nation Police Response Districts

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety is to ensure professional services through protection, prevention, accountability and innovation in the best interest of the Navajo Nation.

 

Information

Chief of Police Philip Francisco

Chief Francisco oversees the operation of Navajo Police Department which is the largest tribal Law Enforcement Agency in the United States. His departments’ jurisdiction covers 27,000 square miles in the three different states and services a population of over 178k. He is responsible for over 205 commissioned officers and over 100 civilian support staff, including police dispatchers.

Chief Francisco graduated from Farmington and is a veteran of the United States Army. In 1999, he began his law enforcement career with the Aztec New Mexico Police Department where he attended the San Juan County Training Authority Academy and received his New Mexico Law Enforcement certification.

In 2001, Chief Francisco was hired as a Deputy for the San Juan County Sherriff’s Office and assigned as a full time DWI enforcement traffic officer for three years. He received his Associates Degree in Police Science and his Bachelors Degree in 2014 from the University of New Mexico.

In 2014, Chief Francisco transferred from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office to the Farmington Police Department. In 2016, applied and was hired as the Chief of Police for the Navajo Police Department.

Deputy Chief Daryl Noon

Deputy Chief Daryl Noon is Honaghaahnii born for Bilagaana. He was born in Fort Defiance Arizona and grew up in Shiprock New Mexico. Deputy Chief Noon graduated from Shiprock High School and briefly attended Eastern New Mexico University and San Juan College before beginning his law enforcement career in 1995 with the Farmington Police Department.

Deputy Chief Noon began his career as a Booking Officer and later applied to become a Farmington Police Department officer. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2004, Lieutenant in 2009, Captain in 2016, and Deputy Chief in 2017.

Deputy Chief joined the Navajo Police Department January 2019.

Important Links

NAVAJO SORNA (Sex Offender Registration Public Information Site
https://navajo.nsopw.gov


Navajo Police Department Background Investigations
https//www.ims.navajo-nsn.gov

Announcements

28 May 2021
Organizational Assessment on the current conditions of the Navajo Police Department

Organizational Assessment on the current conditions of the Navajo Police Department

In this report, you will find the assessment of every aspect of our department, and recommendations from our external consultant team on how to address problems, improve working conditions and overall department performance.

06 February 2020
Navajo Division of Public Safety investigating a possible homicide in Kayenta, Arizona

Navajo Division of Public Safety investigating a possible homicide in Kayenta, Arizona

KAYENTA, Ariz. -  The Navajo Division of Public Safety, in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are investigating a possible homicide that occurred in Kayenta, Arizona. 

29 January 2020
Navajo Division of Public Safety seeks public’s assistance regarding hit and run

Navajo Division of Public Safety seeks public’s assistance regarding hit and run

CROWNPOINT, N.M. -  The Navajo Division of Public Safety is seeking the public’s assistance for information regarding a hit and run incident that occurred in the early morning hours of January 23, 2020.

21 January 2020
Navajo Police Department and Division of Behavioral and Mental Health Services partner to bring free self-defense class for women

Navajo Police Department and Division of Behavioral and Mental Health Services partner to bring free self-defense class for women

CHINLE, Ariz. -  The Navajo Police Training Academy facilitated a women’s self-defense class on Tuesday, January 21 during a community event organized and hosted by the Division of Behavior and Mental Health Services (DBMHS).

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