Rio Rancho Police Department

  • Agency: Rio Rancho Police Department
  • Address: 500 Quantum Rd NE, Rio Rancho, 87124 NM
  • Chief:
Phone: 505-891-7227
Fax: 505-891-3888

Rio Rancho Police Department is located at 500 Quantum Rd NE, Rio Rancho, 87124 NM. The Rio Rancho Police Department phone number is 505-891-7227.

Rio Rancho Police Department News

For A Good Cause Yesterday, Lt. Nick Onken had his head shaved by various members of our staff, at $5 per clipper swipe, to raise money for a Rio Rancho kiddo in need. Joseph is a local student and youth hockey player who has recently been diagnosed with brain cancer. Throughout November Rio Rancho PD staff will be raising funds in various ways to support Joseph. Among which will be altered grooming and appearance standards. In November, our officers will be able to grow facial hair beyond that of a standard mustache, and/or color their hair blue. To do so, each officer participating will be donating toward Joseph's treatment support. You can help too! Read more at:

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Retirement Celebration Today we paid tribute to Sgt. Jamie Hohmann who is finishing up a 20 year career with the Rio Rancho Police Department. Sgt. Hohmann has been instrumental in many ways to RRPD, including our ATV and electronic reporting programs, just to name a few. Sgt. Hohmann plans to return to RRPD as a Reserve Officer. Thank you Jamie for your service to the community of Rio Rancho!

RRPD Halloween Family Event Today Rio Rancho PD sponsored a Halloween event for our sworn and civilian staff members and their families. Our civilian staff went out of their way to create a haunted police station, candy giveaways, and a family photo setting. We love our law enforcement family! Happy Halloween!

Calling All Citizens, Officers Need Assistance! (Rio Rancho, NM) --- As we approach the 2018 holiday shopping season, the Rio Rancho Police Explorers Post 911 is in need of the community’s help as they gear up for the Annual Christmas Party for under privileged children in Rio Rancho. Every year for nearly fifteen years, members of the RRPD Explorers Post join with Rio Rancho Police Officers to volunteer their time and efforts to put on this very valuable event that provides Christmas gifts and a meal for about 300 children every year. This event would not have such a vibrant history if it were not for the generous assistance from local businesses and community members. We are in need of new unwrapped toys for boys and girls between the ages of toddler to 12 years old. Donations can be dropped off at the Rio Rancho Police Department at 500 Quantum Road, the Esther Bone Memorial Library, and the Loma Colorado Library beginning October 30th, 2018. Though donations of toys are preferred, interested parties can make financial contributions for the event to the Rio Rancho Police Explorers Post 911 by check. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, December 15th, and we hope to have preparatory activities finalized by November 26th. It would be greatly appreciated if donations could be in before November 26th so that sorting and wrapping can begin. Thank you. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: LIEUTENANT KEN WILLEY OFFICE: (505) 891-5929

We are here at 500 Quantum Road conducting the drug take back. Our officers will be on hand from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, to take your old, expired or unwanted prescription medications. We will also have our recruitment staff on hand to speak to any prospective police officers. This is an opportunity to find out what it takes to be a police officer and to have your questions answered.

Never Forgotten: Anthony P. Haase E.O.W. 10.26.14 This morning we payed tribute to Officer Anthony P. Haase who lost his life in the line of duty four years ago in a single vehicle crash while responding to an emergency call for service. Anthony's friends, family, and comrades spent time honoring his memory, celebrating his life, and sense of duty. Rest easy Anthony.

Congratulations to Lt Ken Willey for 15 years of service. He was just recognized for his accomplishments during tonight's City Council meeting.

Join Our Law Enforcement Family! Rio Rancho PD is currently hiring both cadet and lateral applicants. The Rio Rancho Police Department is a family of law enforcement professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality service and protection to our community. Don't settle for being just a number. Join our family today! Lateral applicants are eligible to be hired at a one for one up to ten years of service pay rate! Want to know more? Contact our recruiting staff at 505-891-5914 or go to the following website:

All emergency and non emergency phone lines are working once again. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Non Emergency Phone Lines Down Temporarily Sandoval Regional Communications non emergency phone lines are down temporarily. 911 is still functioning and we will advise everyone when the main phone lines are back up.

Phone Scam Alert Beware of cell phone calls from persons alleging to be with Verizon Tech Support alerting you to equipment purchases on your Verizon account. We are seeing reports in which potential victims call Verizon directly, after receiving the scam call, and no purchases have been made or are pending.

Did you know? ... That most auto burglaries are a result of vehicles being left unlocked? You can discourage theft by removing valuables (particularly firearms) and locking your doors.

New RRPD Sergeant! This morning Chief Stewart Steele swore in Officer Steve Gill as a Sergeant with the Rio Rancho Police Department. Sgt. Gill will be a patrol sergeant supervising a squad of officers. Best of luck in your new endeavor Sarge!

Press release regarding the Ariana Jade Romeo investigation:

Our records department will be closed on Thursday October 11th from 8:00am to 1:30pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

In connection to the FB live video that was just posted, the following is the press release: The Rio Rancho Police Department has made an arrest of Leland Hust, age 21, in relation to the death of Ariana Romeo. We will be transporting Hust to Sandoval County Detention center at approximately 6:30pm from the Rio Rancho Police Department Head Quarters located at 500 Quantum. Rio Rancho Police Department will be conducting a press conference at the same location at 7:00pm Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 regarding the Ariana Romeo investigation.

Press release: Arrest of Leland Hust in connection to the death of Ariana Romeo.

Compassion Quilters The Compassion Quilters of the First Baptist Church of Rio Rancho brought 30 handmade quilts and 2 plush animals to our station for first responders to distribute while on patrol to those in need. Thank you ladies!!

New Code Enforcement Supervisor Sworn-in Yesterday Chief Stewart Steele swore in Jerry Ortiz as the City of Rio Rancho's new Code Enforcement Supervisor. Supervisor Ortiz will be working toward making quality of life in Rio Rancho, the best it can be. Welcome Jerry!

Emergency Broadcast System Test There will be a nation-wide test of the Emergency Broadcast System today. You can learn more at:

Coffee with a Cop We're at Cafe Bella Coffee until 10. Come see us and chat about what's happening in Rio Rancho.