Sheriff's Department Recognized for Improvements & Safety Award
The Valencia County Sheriff’s Department-VCSO- was officially granted accreditation status under our state Accreditation Program by the NM Law Enforcement Professional Standards Council. Achieving this goal takes a great deal of commitment and focused effort.
VCSO is currently the only county in the state of New Mexico to achieve the award.
Audit Accountability Award
Most Improved County - Valencia County
Valencia County was one of four counties awarded an Audit Accountability Award by the New Mexico Association of Counties and State Auditor Tim Keller for most improved audit.
The award is given in recognition of a large, mid-size, small and most-improved county that have done outstanding work on their audits, submitted their audits in a timely manner and have sustained excellence with the highest audit opinions for the past 3 years.