Our Mission & Vision

 

 PROTECT WITH HONOR, SERVE WITH PRIDE

The Winnemucca Police Department has been proudly serving the city of Winnemucca for over 100 years.

The Winnemucca Police Department has been proudly serving the city of Winnemucca for over 100 years. After being established in 1917 with only a few good men, the Winnemucca Police Department has kept up with the ever growing and evolving city.

From humble beginnings in an old brick “jail” building downtown, WPD has progressed to the sophisticated building that now graces East Winnemucca Boulevard.

The Winnemucca Police Department has been proudly serving the city of Winnemucca for over 100 years. After being established in 1917 with only a few good men, the Winnemucca Police Department has kept up with the ever growing and evolving city.

From humble beginnings in an old brick “jail” building downtown, WPD has progressed to the sophisticated building that now graces East Winnemucca Boulevard.

The department has progressed over time from a department that only had patrol functions to one that is now comprised of multiple divisions to include Patrol, Detectives Bureau, Emergency Response Unit, K-9 Patrol, Traffic Motor Unit, Bicycle Patrol, Narcotics Task Force, and Crisis Intervention.

As of 2018, Winnemucca Police Department now employs 23 full time sworn officers, 7 sworn reserve officers, 2 administrative personnel, 1 animal control officer a kennel technician.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide public safety services that are designed to prevent crime and safeguard lives and property by being efficient and effective. We aim to provide professional police services and to treat everyone with dignity, respect and fairness. The members of our department strive to maintain the highest of ethical standards, training and professionalism. Our goal is to provide a safe community that is an enjoyable place to live and visit.

Our Vision

To continually improve our service to the community and raise our professional standard of excellence to the citizens we serve

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