Rifle Police Department

  • Agency: Rifle Police Department
  • Address: 201 East 18th Street, Rifle, 81650 CO
  • Chief: Daryl Meisner (Chief of Police)
Phone: 970-665-6500
Fax: 970-665-6522

Rifle Police Department is located at 201 East 18th Street, Rifle, 81650 CO. The Chief of Police of the department is Daryl Meisner. The Rifle Police Department phone number is 970-665-6500.

Rifle Police Department News

The Rifle Police Department is searching for the vehicle pictured in the attached photograph. If you observe this car, do not approach the car or occupant and call 911. The driver of this car was involved in a larceny from a vehicle at Grand River Hospital this morning.

Street Closure: Aspen avenue and E 7th Street will be temporarily closed tonight at around 6:00 PM. Aspen Avenue will be closed for 30-45 minutes. The intersection of E 7th St/ Aspen Ave. will be closed intermittently during the same time frame.

Join Nextdoor! Its free! Connect and share all sorts of information with your neighbors. Need advice on a plumber? Ask your neighbors on Nextdoor. Need to sell a bike? Post an add on Nextdoor. Why does the police department want you to join? Did we say its free? Nextdoor offers a way for communities to be engaged and it is another communication tool that the Rifle Police Department uses to provide YOU with information. Want to start a Neighborhood Watch program? Join Nextdoor for information. https://help.nextdoor.com/customer/portal/articles/805001

Don't miss the 2017 Hometown Holiday events beginning Friday! This Saturday, Railroad will be closed from the Garfield County Fairgrounds to Centennial for the parade from 5:30 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. Visit http://rifleareachamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/hometown-holiday-celebration-2017-7536 for a list of events.

W. 6th Street in front of RMS is now open. Thank you to the City of Rifle O and M crew that worked all night to repair the damaged water main. Great work! School is operating on a regular schedule.

W. 6th Street in front of Rifle Middle School is closed due to construction. Expect traffic delays on Railroad in that area. Please do not use W. 6th Street to drop off children this morning. Buses will unload at the Fairgrounds.

Off-ramp for 70 West at Exit 90 blocked for a car fire.

The Rifle Police Department would like to talk to the male depicted in this video because he may have witnessed a crime that we are investigating. This video was taken at a local store on 11-19-2017. If you recognize this person, please call us or send a FB message.

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We have noticed an increase in the number of counterfeit bills being recovered in Rifle. Inspect bills when receiving change- particularly $20 and $100 notes. Note the texture of the paper and security features such as the strip and watermarks on newer bills. Some of the bills recovered in Rifle have Chinese lettering printed on the front or back. See the attached photographs for recent examples of notes that were recovered from businesses in Rifle. If you have received a counterfeit bill, call the Rifle Police Department. For more information on counterfeit currency and methods, you can use to determine if a note is fake, visit this site. https://www.secretservice.gov/data/KnowYourMoney.pdf If you have information on subjects in the area that are producing counterfeit currency, you can call Garfield County Crime Stoppers at 970-945-0101. You can remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers pays (in real money) for tips that lead to an arrest.


Rifle Police responded to a 911 call early Friday morning which resulted in the use of force to make an arrest. The officer involved followed department policy and immediately reported the incident to his supervisor. Pursuant to standard procedure, an investigation was initiated. Subsequently, a video of the arrest taken by a third party was posted on social media and a formal complaint was lodged by the citizen. As with all instances where force is utilized, the Rifle Police Department is throughly investigating the incident.

We are hiring Patrol Officers. Application Deadline is November 21, 2017. Click to apply today. https://www.rifleco.org/561/Employment-Opportunities

Is this cat yours? Found calico cat in the 700 block of S Whiteriver Ave. She has a wound on her neck and a good samaritan would like to take her to the vet for treatment and adopt her.

Having a great time!

A pretty good line is forming... Come join us at the Rifle Branch Library for the Preschool Halloween Parade!

Join the Rifle Police Department at the Garfield County Public Library Preschool Halloween Parade, today at 10:30 am, starting at the Rifle Branch Library. Arrive early. Come visit the troll tree and get some happiness, while your Rifle Police Officers keep the bergens away. We're throwing the biggest, loudest candy giveaway! Check it out! Colorado River Fire Rescue Rifle Animal Shelter Rifle Parks and Recreation Glenwood Springs Post Independent Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce Jose Valadez

Do not miss the Preschool Halloween Parade tomorrow morning from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the Rifle Branch Library. https://www.gcpld.org/news-and-events/event/preschool-halloween-parade-1 The Rifle Police Department will be participating with our entry into the "Trunk or Treat!" competition that will undoubtedly put the Colorado River Fire Rescue's "entry" to shame. You will see many sad firefighters. The Rifle Animal Shelter will be there too with a very cool trunk!

The Rifle Police Department was excited to participate in the GlenX Career Expo today at Rifle High School. What a great opportunity to speak with youth from Rifle High School, Coal Ridge High School, Grand Valley High School, and Yampah Mountain High School. Many great local businesses were present, and many other local agencies like: Colorado River Fire Rescue, Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority, Rifle Animal Shelter, Rifle Parks and Recreation, Colorado State Patrol, Silt Police Department, New Castle Colorado Police Department, Town of Parachute, Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting and many more. Looking forward to these bright students joining the workforce.

The candidates for City Manager will be at the Ute tonight to answer your questions. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends around 8:00 p.m. Please come join us for this very important event.

Carter Fulk was recognized today at our City Council Meeting. Carter is our new Honorary K9 Police Officer. Thank you, Carter, we are proud of you.

Carter Fulk, age 12, will be recognized for his contribution of two puppies to the Rifle Police Department's K-9 Unit at the City Council meeting tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. The Rifle Police Department thanks Carter for his passion and efforts to raise money for the K-9 program. The puppies will become narcotics dogs and will eventually replace Tulo when he decides to retire.

Rifle High School will have a Homecoming parade today from 2:00-2:25. Traffic will be blocked on Railroad from the fairgrounds to 2nd Street.

JalapeƱo Eating Contest at Chamber Chili Cook Off

Rifle Middle School was placed on lockout today due to an unrelated incident nearby. The school was not directly involved, but the action was taken to ensure the safety of students.