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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Community Investment Project invites citizens to visit Command Center, talk with officers

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Roswell police officers will be reaching out to the community this spring and summer, offering the citizens they serve – adults and children alike – a chance to get to know some of them while the officers also seek to hear concerns, qu...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Warrant issued for arrest of shooting suspect

shooting investigation with suspect Sebastian Montes

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Roswell man accused of shooting another local man April 5 as the two sat in a vehicle in an alley in west Roswell.

Roswell Police Department investigators are seeking to arrest Sebastian J. Montes, 20 (pictured). He ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Reward offered for information about school threats

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During a period of about three weeks in February and early March, the Roswell Police Department responded to and has investigated nine incidents in which threats of harm directed at school students and staff were discovered written on bathroom walls or el...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

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

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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 Sheri...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

RPD personnel honored for actions in critical situations and outstanding job performance

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Numerous members of the Roswell Police Department were honored Jan. 18, each receiving an award recognizing outstanding job performance and extraordinary service and action in the line of duty. An awards ceremony was held at the Performing Arts Center on ...

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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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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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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Taking precautions to protect financial-account information

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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 informati...

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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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