News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2018

Make preparations, plans to keep trick-or-treating safe

Trick-or-Treat safety

As trick-or-treaters prepare to roam through neighborhoods on Halloween, the Roswell Police Department offers some tips to parents and other adults to try to make sure trick-or-treating doesn’t become “scary” when it comes to...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Neighborhood Watch offers way to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs

Drug Take Back

Six months after a local record amount of unused and expired medications was turned in by Roswell-area residents, the Roswell Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program is ready for the year’s second National Prescription Drug Take...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Pit bull adoption fee waived throughout October

pit bull awareness month

Roswell Animal Services is making it a little easier to adopt a new pet as it celebrates Pit Bull Awareness Month throughout October. During the month, the adoption fee will be waived for anyone adopting a six-month-old or older pit bull or pit bull mix f...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program has been instituted by the Roswell Police Department to provide a daily telephone call to individuals who live alone and want the reassurance of knowing they will be contacted each day to make sure they are okay. The service ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 23, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

station and unit

As recruiting efforts bring a growing number of new officers onto the local police force, the Roswell Police Department has recently restructured its rank hierarchy to allow sergeants to focus more on “coaching” and mentoring officers patrolling the commu...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 22, 2018

DEPARTMENT SPOTLIGHT

Animal Services Supervisor Joseph Pacheco

The staff at Roswell Animal Services has to be ready to handle all sorts of animal adventures. Like a six-foot-long alligator being kept as a pet in someone’s residence. Or a giant python suddenly appearing in an apartment toilet. Then there was the time ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 2, 2018

New ordinance allows, regulates certain off-highway vehicles on city streets

ROV-NewsFlash

The Roswell City Council in January adopted an ordinance that allows and regulates the use of certain recreational and utility off-highway vehicles on city-owned paved streets. The ordinance specifies the requirements for such vehicles being used on city ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to drug addicts

Angel Program

The Roswell Police Department formally introduced the Roswell Angel Program in January 2018. 

WHAT: The Angel Program offers a means by which the Roswell Police Department and its partner agencies in this effort – the Chaves County Sheriff’s Offic...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

Scam Keyboard

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division would like to offer the public these tips regarding telephone and email scams:

  • Entities providing services to you, such as government agencies, will never call or email you and request payment ...
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Police Department
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

Car Burglar

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division would like to offer the public these vehicle security and safety tips:

  • Lock your car door anytime you are away from your car.
  • With the changing of seasons, it is very tempting to start your car ...
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Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

using atm

The Roswell Police Department urges citizens to be aware of the threat of debit- and credit-card “skimming” and take precautions to prevent becoming a victim of these criminals who often use deceptive technology to steal card information in order to illeg...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

RPD apply now

The Roswell Police Department is now hiring! We are eager to add to the department those who share our commitment to making a positive difference by protecting and serving this community. RPD welcomes anyone ready to become part of our team of professiona...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

stop crime

Roswell's citizens play a key role in helping prevent crime in the community and making their neighborhoods safer places to live. The Roswell Police Department encourages citizens to be mindful of the simple steps they can take to help reduce crime in the...

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