District of New Mexico
United States Marshal - Conrad E. Candelaria
Conrad E. Candelaria is a life-long resident of New Mexico, graduating
from Rio Grande High school, in 1984. Marshal Candelaria entered into
the field of Criminal Justice at the age of eighteen (18) as a Public
Safety Aide for the Albuquerque Police Department. Seeing that Law
Enforcement was the career he desired, he strived to enter the police
academy to become one of “Albuquerque’s Finest.” Achieving his goal, he
continued to mold himself into a professional, becoming well rounded and
well known throughout the metropolitan area.
Marshal Candelaria continued his studies at the University of New Mexico
achieving an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s degree
in University Studies with a minor in both Sociology and Communication &
Journalism, and Master of Public Administration, with a GPA of 4.0,
graduating Magna Cum Laude.
of United States Marshals for the District of New Mexico