The Police Department is a full-service public safety agency that provides emergency communication, animal control and law enforcement services. The department also offers code enforcement services for the control of weeds, buildings and nuisances. It conducts investigations for several crimes, such as rape, robbery, murder, assault, domestic abuse, vandalism, theft and burglary. The Police Department provides fiduciary, administrative, training and fleet maintenance services. The department offers an online crime reporting form. It is governed by the City of Rio Rancho in New Mexico, which administers human resources and information technology departments. The City of Rio Rancho s government operates a public works department that is responsible for the construction and maintenance of roads and streets.