Posted on: February 28, 2017

Veterinary association clinics offer rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats

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Dog and cat owners will have the opportunity to get their pets vaccinated against rabies, as well as ensure their dogs are properly licensed, during the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics that will take place in Roswell this Sunday, March 5.

The clinics wil...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Are you a match?

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This 1-year-old female husky is ready for her new home. You can visit her at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 5954. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the she...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Local boy gets special visit from officers, SWAT vehicle

boy with SWAT vehicle

Members of the Roswell Police Department made a surprise visit Feb. 22 to a local 14-year-old boy who is dealing with cancer. The boy, Irvin Gonzalez (pictured with his mother Abigail), had expressed an interest in police officers and their work. The offi...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

RPD's Annual Report available

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Top-level crimes, as classified by the FBI, decreased for a second straight year in Roswell in 2016. The overall decline (11.5 percent) in Part I crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson) within the city comes ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Suspect with stolen car shoots at officer

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A Roswell Police Department officer who was checking on a stolen vehicle parked in front of a local motel in north Roswell in the early-morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 15, was shot at by a man who claimed the car was his, but then fled on foot.

The office...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

A message from Roswell Police Chief Phil Smith

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To our Community of Roswell,

As the Roswell Police Department and Roswell’s citizens strive to work together to make our community a better place and thriving city, I ask for your help in two very important ways.

The first request asks our residents w...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Suspect arrested in nearly 13-year-old murder case

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Continuing investigation by Roswell Police Department detectives resulted in the arrest Tuesday, Jan. 24, of the suspect in a murder that occurred almost 13 years ago.

What had been a cold case for many years following the shooting murder in February 2004 ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

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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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Posted on: December 30, 2016

The unusual can often be part of routine day for RPD

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A routine day for the Roswell Police Department often includes officers responding to some not-so-routine calls and unusual incidents. RPD offers this sampling of out-of-the-ordinary situations handled in 2016.

HIDDEN AGENDA: A traffic stop that started wi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

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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...Read on...

National Crime Prevention Council