Join the Force

Complete our RPD Interest Form to learn more about our department and be connected with a recruiting officer. 

  1. Da'Za'Nique Kidd

    Recruiting Officer
    Phone: 575-624-6770 or 575-840-3494

Thank you for your interest in the Roswell Police Department. We are committed to providing our community with highly qualified and motivated law enforcement professionals who have a genuine desire to serve and protect our community. The safety and protection of every citizen and visitor within the city limits is partly the responsibility of the Roswell Police Department. It is an assignment we take seriously, and with great pride.
Work with others who share your values and a goal of keeping the community safe. Be part of a dedicated team that works together to prevent crime and improve the community’s quality of life every day.
Work in a variety of law-enforcement specialties throughout your career. You will have the chance to progress through many aspects of law enforcement with RPD, from patrol officer to detective to command staff. The opportunities within RPD also include serving on the SWAT team or as part of the crime-scene evidence unit or possibly being part of the narcotics task force.
Sign-on incentive is available to New Mexico-certified law enforcement officers transferring to RPD from another agency. 
A take-home vehicle that allows for off-duty use.
Moving Expenses
For those coming to RPD from outside Roswell, moving-expense reimbursement is possible.
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