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521 W. Cedar St.
Rawlins, WY 82301
Ph: (307) 328-4500
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What is the Mission of the Police Department?
The Rawlins Police Department’s mission is to maintain peace and order by providing high quality police services that are responsive to the needs of the community; to reduce the opportunity for the commission of crime by implementing effective crime prevention strategies; and to meet the present and future needs of the citizens of Rawlins through a continued partnership with our community.
I am traveling through town, where do I go to get help?
Contact the Police Department at 307-328-4530, 215 5th Street and/or the Wyoming Chaplin Association 307-328-9855 (h) or 307-321-1837 (c).
What is the Mission of the Police Department 911 Center?
It is the Rawlins Police Department 911 Center’s mission to serve as the vital link between the citizens and the public safety agencies in Rawlins. We strive to collect and disseminate all requests for service in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner for all our citizens. Through our actions, we help save lives, protect property and assist the public in their time of need.
Where do I go on the city website to sign up for CodeRed?
On the City of Rawlins website (http://rawlins-wyoming.com) select Departments on the drop-down box select Police this will direct you to the Police web page, on that page you will find on the right hand side select CodeRed (Logo) that will take you to the CodeRed web page to sign up.
Is there a Curfew for the City of Rawlins?
Municipal Code of Rawlins Section 9.28.010, Any minor under the age of sixteen found on any highway, street, alley, thoroughfare, bar, pool hall, club or any public place within the limits of the city between the hours of 10:30 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., unless able to give lawful excuse therefore, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
What is the process in filing a vehicle accident report?
Any time there is an accident within the City of Rawlins you need to call the Police Department. If someone is injured in the accident you need to call 911. When a 911 call comes in on an accident, an Officer will try and get to the scene faster and an ambulance will be dispatched. In case of an injury accident, everyone must remain at the scene, especially the drivers of both vehicles. If the driver of any vehicle in the accident drives off, he or she could be arrested for leaving the scene of an accident with injury. In any case with an accident, all vehicles must remain at the scene. Do not move the vehicles until directed to do so by the Officers. DO NOT LEAVE the scene unless you want a ticket. If the damage to the vehicle (which means one or both vehicles combined) totals up to or over $1,000 one must complete a State Accident Report. If you fail to fill out and send in your State Accident Report within ten days from when the Police Department files the report to the State, your drivers license will be suspended by the the State of Wyoming. You can pick up a copy of the Officers report at the Rawlins Police Department. You can also pick up a State Accident Report, or complete it on the computer by going to State of Wyoming - Accident Report. A charge will be assessed when picking up an Officers accident report. Let your Insurance Company know you were in an accident. I you have questions, please call the Police Station on their non-emergency number @ 307-328-4530 or stop by the Station located at 215 5th Street.
What does a "Warning" mean on a motor vehicle citation?
There is no fine associated with a warning. The Rawlins Police Department does not issue warning tickets. The officer will give you a verbal warning or write a citation.
Are fingerprinting services available?
Fingerprinting services are available at the Carbon County Building, 415 W. Pine Street in Rawlins on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 1:00P.M. and 3:00P.M.You will need to contact the Carbon County Sheriffs Department at 307-324-2776.
How do I report Graffiti?
Contact the Police Department at 307-328-4530 or 307-328-4531 or come by the Police Department at 215 5th Street to file a police report. Go to the Dispatch window, where the Dispatcher will take the information, and call an Officer to take the report.
What is the Wyoming State Penitentiary contact information?
P.O. Box 400, Rawlins,WY 82301 @ 307-328-1442.
How do I get on your Venders list.
To be notified of a Bid/RFP, send your Company information and the product/equipment you sell with the name of your contact person to: City of Rawlins, P.O. Box 953, Rawlins, WY. Attention: (originator of bid) Department. Check the website often for current bid offerings and submit your bids as instructed.
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