- City of Lovington population: 9693 (2006 American Fact Finder)
- Lea County population: 56,719 (2006 American Fact Finder)
- Elevation: 3,600 feet
- Summer Average Temperature: 79.3 degrees
- Winter Average Temperature: 41.2 degrees
- Annual Average Precipitation: 14.9"
- Sunshine Days per Year: 320
- Economic Base: Ranching, state/county and city government, oil field and dairy industries.
The Lovington Police Department dedicates itself to the delivery of modern, professional law enforcement services. Our citizens are to be treated with respect, dignity, compassion, courtesy and fairness. We are committed to the protection of rights as we strive to enforce the law impartially and effectively through training, technology and diligence. Members of the Lovington Police Department recognize our special relationship with the community we serve and remain sensitive to the community’s priorities and needs.