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Posted on: November 22, 2022

A holiday message

From the Chief with patch (website)

A holiday message from the Roswell Police Department and the Chief of Police:Dear Roswell community members,It is our wish for all of you to have a happy and safe holiday season. During this time, I want to, on behalf of our entire agency, thank all of yo...
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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Take care to keep this holiday season safe and secure

holiday safety (website)

Many people will be enjoying Thanksgiving trips to see family and friends in other areas of the state or country. Additional travels may come up again as Christmas approaches soon after. Making plans to leave town should also include plans to protect your...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

RPD SWAT Team shows skills at competition

team shooting

Members of the Roswell Police Department SWAT Team competed in October in the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association's SWAT Competition in Conroe, Texas. RPD was the only department from New Mexico participating in the Oct. 6-9 competition th...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Angel Program reaching out to those with drug addiction

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 Sheri...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Free service checks up on residents who live alone

Good Morning Call

The Good Morning Call program was 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 is fr...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Protecting yourself against scams

Scam Keyboard

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers 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 using gift ca...
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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Keeping you and your vehicle safe and secure

Car Burglar

The Roswell Police Department Criminal Investigations Division offers the public these vehicle security and safety tips:

• Lock your vehicle door anytime you are away from your vehicle.

• In the cold of winter or heat of summer, it is temp...

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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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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Neighborhood Watch available to Roswell residents

neighborhood watch

Uniting neighborhoods to “look out for each other” – by residents being alert to suspicious activity and reporting it to law enforcement so proper action can be taken to keep the neighborhood safe and secure – is th...
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