Participating Agencies

Albuquerque Police Department Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office Federal Bureau of Investigation Homeland Security Investigations New Mexico State Police Department US Fish and Wildlife Office of Law Enforcement University of New Mexico Rio Rancho Police Department

Requesting Service

Any law enforcement agency in New Mexico is eligible to request the NMRCFL's assistance. Participating Agencies receive priority. Click "Requesting Service" above for our case acceptance policy and process.


05/31/2013: Guilty Pleas in Two New Mexico Child Pornography Cases — The New Mexico RCFL supported two child pornography investigations brought by the New Mexico Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force that have resulted in guilty pleas by three defendants.   Read more.

Upcoming Training

There are no upcoming classes at this time.

Welcome to the New Mexico RCFL!

Welcome to the New Mexico Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (NMRCFL) Web page. Our mission is to provide the highest quality digital forensics services and assistance to any law enforcement agency with jurisdiction in the state of New Mexico.

We invite both the general public and our colleagues in law enforcement to visit this Web site often to learn more about the science of digital forensics, and to take full advantage of the many services, training, and valuable expertise that the NMRCFL provides.

The NMRCFL is still seeking partner agencies from the local law enforcement community to join us in this important effort. Click here to read about the benefits of participation in the RCFL Program, or contact the laboratory on (505) 241-5090.

What is an RCFL?

An RCFL is a one-stop, full service forensics laboratory and training center devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations. The NMRCFL supports investigations into such crimes as, but not limited to—


FY 2012 Annual Report — The FY 2012 RCFL Annual Report is now available for download or to read on-line. Read the Annual Report now!

Service Offering - Cell Phone and Loose Media Kiosks

Two kiosks are available on-site — enabling investigators to access digital evidence quickly and easily - please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Loose Media Kiosk (LMK) — This tool enables users to review evidentiary data found on such items as hendheld electronic devices such as thumb drives, flash media, CDs/DVDs and more.


Cell Phone Kiosk — This kiosk allows users to extract data from a cell phone, put it into a report, and burn the report to a CD or DVD in as little as 30 minutes. Click here to see which phones are actively supported and here to read FAQs about the program.