The Patrol Division is made up of the uniformed officers who primarily respond to calls for service, investigate traffic collisions, and make the majority of the arrests. These officers work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The division is led by a captain, who is assisted by 3 sergeants. Officers are divided into overlapping shifts to ensure manpower is distributed throughout the day and week. The majority of officers work four, ten hour days. In 2020, officers responded to 10,329 calls for service.
Administrative Division Captain: Wes Romero
Wes Romero started his carrier with RPD in 1997. Left and worked with Lander PD in 2005 and then came back to RPD in September 2015. Wes Romero was promoted to Lieutenant August 2017, then Captain June 2018.