New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 10 - PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 2 - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Part 4 - LAW ENFORCMENT RETENTION FUND REPORTING, MONITORING AND ADMINISTRATION
Section 10.2.4.9 - REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR AGENCIES SEEKING RETENTION DIFFERENTIAL DISBURSEMENTS

Universal Citation: 10 NM Admin Code 10.2.4.9

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. Every law enforcement agency seeking monies from the LERF for retention differential disbursements for officers within its employ, who are projected to be eligible officers in the upcoming fiscal year, shall annually report to DPS the following information:

(1) The full legal name and date of hire of the officer projected to be an eligible officer in the upcoming fiscal year, the PRDD for that officer, the amount of the annual salary on which the PRDD was calculated and the amount of the employer tax liability attributable to the PRDD. The amount of the employer tax liability shall specify the amount attributable to Social Security and the amount attributable to Medicare;

(2) The aggregate number of law enforcement officers employed by the law enforcement agency during each of the five fiscal years immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year. For any officer employed less than a full fiscal year, the law enforcement agency shall report the number of months and days the officer was employed, identifying the officer without personally identifying information (e.g. Officer # 1, Officer # 2, etc.).

(3) For each officer included in Paragraph (2) of Subsection A above, the number of years (or partial years) of service of each law enforcement officer with the reporting agency.

(4) The number of law enforcement officers that left the employ of the law enforcement agency during the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year. The number of years of service with the reporting law enforcement agency of each departing officer and the stated reasons why each law enforcement officer left the employ of the law enforcement agency.

(5) The number of applicants to the law enforcement agency for a position as a law enforcement officer during the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year.

(6) The number of applicants to the law enforcement agency for a position as a law enforcement officer in the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year, who attended a law enforcement academy.

(7) The number of law enforcement officers within the reporting agency's employ who received one or more certifications during the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year.

(8) The number of law enforcement officers added to the law enforcement agency by way of lateral transfer during the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year and the years of service of each added officer at each previous law enforcement agency if known to the reporting agency.

(9) Any changes to compensation, recruiting, retention or benefits of officers implemented by the law enforcement agency during the fiscal year immediately preceding the reporting fiscal year.

(10) The number of officers that are projected to become eligible for a retention differential disbursement in the upcoming fiscal year, and the projected amount of the retention differential disbursement including any employer tax liabilities.

(11) Any other information requested by DPS that is used for determining retention rates, unless disclosure of such information is otherwise prohibited by law.

B. The information in Subsection A above shall be reported to the DPS for the upcoming fiscal year no later than May 31.

C. The information in Subsection A above shall be reported to the DPS through the electronic portal, unless DPS advises the applying law enforcement agencies that a different reporting method should be used.

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