Under Sheriff Paul Lucero is a veteran in law enforcement and has demonstrated a progressively responsible record of experience. Under Sheriff Lucero has proven leadership skills with a focus on ethics, professionalism and dedicated service to the citizens of McKinley County.


Paul is committed to working in a partnership with individuals, communities, businesses, and other divisions and agencies to deter crime and injustices in order to provide a high quality of life for the people of McKinley County. This will be accomplished through fair enforcement of the law and diligent defense of the rights of all.

The Under Sheriff, deputies and staff strive to provide professional services to the public in an effective, efficient and timely manner through communication, consideration and cooperation.