Rio Rancho Police Department

The city of Rio Rancho is the third most populous city in New Mexico with nearly 100,000 residents. The Rio Rancho Police Department (RRPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for the city. RRPD has 136 sworn personnel that enforce the laws and maintain the peace over all 103 square miles of Rio Rancho.  RRPD maintains a traffic unit, Criminal Investigations’ Division, K-9 unit, and SWAT team amongst other specialty duties.  

RRPD is continuously testing new applicants in hopes of adding new personnel.   Pay is based off of experience and education.  For more information refer to