Patrol Division

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Welcome to the Rifle Police Department Patrol Division
The Rifle Police Department has 20 sworn personnel and 4 civilian personnel. The patrol division currently occupies 13 of those positions. The sworn patrol division includes four Sergeants, nine Patrol Officers and one School Resource Officer .
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Responsibilities
The Patrol Division is responsible for protecting the City of Rifle 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is accomplished a number of ways including some of the following:
   
  • Respond to emergency calls including: medical emergencies, crimes in progress, and motor vehicle accidents
  • Patrol the neighborhoods in the City of Rifle in a marked patrol vehicle.
  • Provide extra patrol in traffic hot spots, and school zones.
  • Investigate crimes.
  • Issue summonses.
  • Make arrests for law violations and arrest warrants.
  • Write reports, and testify in court as needed.
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