|City of Roswell
P.O. Drawer 1838
Roswell, NM 88202-1838
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
When volunteers are available!
The purpose of the substation is to inform the public of services available through the Police Department and to contact the public in a positive manner.
Children and youth may be fingerprinted at the Substation North. The booklet Youth Identification and Protection Handbook contains a wealth of valuable information concerning child protection and safety. A copy is given with each set of fingerprints taken.
Personnel are RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEERS under the auspices of RSVP. It is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
RSVP exists so that someone who is retired, with knowledge and energy to spare, can make a difference in our community. VOLUNTEER!! YOU are needed at the Police Department's Substation North. The hours are flexible and the work satisfying.
If you enjoy meeting the public and wish to make a significant contribution to Roswell, drop by the Substation, get acquainted and ask about the volunteer program.
Applications are available or telephone 623-8641.
There is a wide array of pamphlets available concerning DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Directed toward school age children, kindergarten - 8th grade, to teach life skills to say No to offers of drugs; GREAT (Gang Resistance, Education and Training). Specially trained officers present ten 45 minute sessions to 7th grade students; CRIME STOPPERS (A program in which citizens can give information concerning a specific crime and remain anonymous.); Alcohol; Child Protection; Emergency Preparedness; Bike Safety; and many other helpful pamphlets.
The purpose of crime prevention is to make the public aware of information and techniques that nay help keep them from becoming victims of crime. The Unit is involved in some 70 different programs and activities, such as: Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, Operation ID, Buckle Bear, McGruff, Security Survey, etc. Crime Prevention officers address civic groups, teachers, bankers and other professional people about personal safety, drugs, gangs and other topics as requested.
Supervising Police Officer:
(Emergency: Dial 911)
Police Headquarters: 624-6770