Posted on: September 21, 2017

Man injured in shooting

shooting investigation (website)

A 24-year-old man was injured Sept. 20 in a shooting that occurred in the south part of the city. The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Roswell Police Department investigators are asking anyone who saw or heard anything potentiall...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in high-speed wreck

Fatal Accident

A motorcyclist who died in an accident in south Roswell Sept. 11 was traveling about 180 mph or more when the accident occurred, the Roswell Police Department’s investigation has determined. Investigators also believe the motorcycle may have bee...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Evidence-tampering, witness-intimidation suspect in murder case surrenders

Frank Moss (website)

A Roswell man charged with tampering with evidence and intimidation of a witness in connection with the early-August murder of a local woman inside a hotel room turned himself in to authorities Aug. 25.

Frank Moss, 29, surrendered at Magistrate Court about...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Murder suspect arrested soon after warrant issued

Jeremy Hawkins (website)

Roswell murder suspect Jeremy Hawkins (pictured) was arrested Aug. 19 in Albuquerque. He is accused of fatally shooting a local woman during an argument in early August inside a hotel room in north Roswell.

Roswell Police Department detectives filed a crim...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Make sure safety is a priority in new school year

school zone sign (website)

The beginning of a new school year means new adventures for many children: new friends to meet, new teachers to get used to, new academic subjects to learn and master, and for some students, new school buildings to figure out. With all this facing local k...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Hot vehicles pose danger to children

kids in hot car (website)

With hot spring and summer temperatures having arrived, parents and other child caregivers must raise their awareness of the importance of never leaving children inside unattended vehicles. The temperature inside a parked vehicle can quickly reach lethal ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

RPD's Annual Report available

annual report

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: 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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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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