The office of the Chief of Police provides administrative direction to the department. The department consists of a number of specific divisions, including Patrol, Technical Services Unit, Criminal Investigation Division, Traffic, Special Investigations, Street Crimes, and Support Services, which includes the Records section. The Chief determines departmental objectives and goals as well as ensuring police operations are planned and coordinated toward the attainment of those directives.
The Chief serves as a liaison to the community by providing the City Manager and Council with recommendations and proposals. Establishing working relationships with other agencies in the criminal justice system, and directly meeting with the public.
RPD personnel are accountable to the public for our actions. We recognize the authority and responsibility placed on us by the community and society for our actions. We are open and honest in our dealings with the community. We provide as much information as possible to the media and public without compromising cases.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
RPD Administration Email List:
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Due to laws and regulations, some reports may be unavailable on the “P2C” link. If you are unable to find a report, please contact RPD at (575) 624-6770, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Records section of the police department. You can also find more information about requesting records on the Support Services page of this site.
RPD Technical Services Unit detectives set up 3-D scanner equipment to record the scene of a shooting incident at Southeast Main and Buena Vista streets (Dec. 9, 2014).Browse Album