Police Department

Police Department

Welcome to our Department

The Rock Springs Police Department is an agency comprised of 46 sworn officers, 2 canine officers, 2 animal control officers and 11 support services personnel. Our officers participate in a variety of specialized programs including:

  • Detectives
  • Canine Unit
  • Tactical Response Team
  • Street Crimes Unit
  • Critical Accident Team
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • School Resource Officers


Our History

The Rock Springs Police Department was established in the early 1900’s, shortly after Rock Springs was incorporated as a city in 1888. Below is a slideshow of the department through the many years of policing our wonderful community. 


  • News &
  • Useful
  • Services
  • Sweetwater 311 Public Information Site
    The COVID-19 Sweetwater County Public Information Site is now live, and includes the most recent briefing.
  • 2020 Run With the Badges
    The 6th Annual Run With the Badges is scheduled for April 25, 2020. This year's event will start and end at Expedition Island in Green River. This is a 5K/10K Run/Walk. 5K is $25 and 10K is $30, both include a t-shirt. There is a walking route by do...
  • Medicine Donation Program
    Spread the word - Stop Before You Drop - DONATE !!

Contact Us

Dwane Pacheco
Dwane Pacheco,
Chief of Police

221 C St
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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