Rockwall Police respond to fatal plane crash

Rockwall Police respond to fatal plane crash

ROCKWALL, TX – November 12, 2020 — On Thursday, Nov. 12, at approximately 1:08 p.m., the Rockwall Police Department and Rockwall Fire Department responded to a report of a plane crash near the 1900 Block of State Highway 66 next to Ralph Hall Municipal Airport. Upon arrival, a single-engine aircraft was located in a field […]

Rockwall Police Sergeant recognized with lifesaving award

Rockwall Police Sergeant recognized with lifesaving award

ROCKWALL, TX – November 5, 2020 — The Rockwall city council and Rockwall Police Department recognized Sergeant John “Marty” Arrowood with a lifesaving award during Monday night’s regular meeting. Sgt. Arrowood was presented the award for his heroic actions in saving a life on Aug. 29. “Marty represents what is outstanding about the Rockwall Police […]

Save the Date: Santa Cops 4 Kids with Rockwall police set for Dec. 19

Save the Date: Santa Cops 4 Kids with Rockwall police set for Dec. 19

Editor’s Note 10-29-2020: The date of this event is Dec. 19. It was previously scheduled for an earlier date.  ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 28, 2020) Join the Rockwall Police Officer Association for the 5th Annual Santa Cops 4 Kids 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run plus Santa Dash and Virtual Race on Saturday, Dec. 19, at […]

Rockwall Police Arrest Shoplifter After Brief Standoff

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 19, 2018) On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at approximately 2:20pm, the Rockwall Police Department responded to a report of a possible shoplifter located at Kohl’s Department Store in the 800 block of E IH 30. When officers arrived, the suspect entered his vehicle parked in front of the location and refused […]

Rockwall Police Department Honors Longest Serving Officer

Rockwall Police Department Honors Longest Serving Officer

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 31, 2018) The Rockwall Police Department celebrated the retirement of the longest tenured officer in its history with a ceremony at the Center yesterday. The event marked the official retirement of Sergeant Jeff Welch, who spent 35 years on the force in Rockwall. “Being a part of the police department family […]

Free VIN etching event Nov. 3

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 8, 2018) There will be FREE VIN etching from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Home Depot parking lot, 765 E. I-30 in Rockwall, sponsored by the Rockwall Police Department, Texas Automobile Burglary & Theft Prevention Authority and the North Texas Auto Theft Task Force. What is VIN […]

Rotary honors first responders

Rotary honors first responders

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 26, 2018) Several outstanding employees of first responder services in cities throughout the county were recognized at the Rockwall Noon Rotary meeting on Thursday, March 22. Individuals with Rockwall police, fire and EMS, Fate Department of Public Safety, Heath Department of Public Safety, McLendon-Chisholm Fire Department, and the Rockwall County Sheriff’s […]

Rockwall Police Department receives $4,000 from Parks & Recreation

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 29, 2017) During the weekend of June 17 – 18, 2017, the City of Rockwall Parks & Recreation Department held a Back the Blue Baseball Tournament at the Leon Tuttle Baseball Complex to benefit the Rockwall Police Department. Today the Parks Department presented Chief Kirk Riggs and The Rockwall Police Department […]

Carry the Load founder gives rousing speech at Annual First Responders Luncheon

Carry the Load founder gives rousing speech at Annual First Responders Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 23, 2017) The Rockwall Chamber of Commerce welcomed Carry the Load Founder Clint Bruce as keynote speaker for its Annual First Responders Luncheon on Wednesday, presented by Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Lake Pointe and Southwest Kia Rockwall. Bruce delivered a powerful message on what defines a hero to […]

Rockwall mourns fallen officers of Dallas shooting through prayer

Rockwall mourns fallen officers of Dallas shooting through prayer

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 12, 2016) In wake of the tragic Dallas shooting that left five police officers killed and 11 wounded, Rockwall and other surrounding communities came together to start the healing process by honoring the victims with an outpouring of love, song and prayer. Police officers, emergency responders and city officials from surrounding […]