Police Department

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and City Operations

Due to increased public health safety measures related to COVID-19, Rio Rancho City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. During this time, City personnel will still provide services to citizens electronically or by phone. Other City services, such as emergency services, road repair and maintenance, utilities billing, and Development Services-related will continue to be fully operational.

  • Police Department Records Unit (records requests)
  • Police Department Evidence Unit (disposition of property)
    • Phone: 505-891-5944

For information about City facilities and programs and a list of closures and cancellations, please click here.   

Who We Are

The dedicated and brave men and women of the Rio Rancho Police Department tirelessly serve the citizens of Rio Rancho by providing law enforcement, emergency communications, and animal control services. The mission of RRPD is to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve, and deliver a feeling of security, safety, and quality services to all persons within the City of Rio Rancho.



We are dedicated to our profession, our mission and values, and to providing superior public safety service to all people in Rio Rancho. We are proud to serve in a growing and vibrant community. Our pride and commitment to public safety reflects how we feel about our department, our community, and one another. Our number one priority is serving the people in Rio Rancho with quality, professionalism, and integrity.   

Becoming One of Rio Rancho's Finest

RRPD is committed to hiring quality personnel, providing ongoing training, and equipping our personnel with what they need to solve community problems. If you are interested in becoming a Rio Rancho Police officer, click here to begin the application process.