The Rockdale Police Department consists of 11 sworn officers and six civilian personnel. The department is responsible for enforcing all federal, state and municipal laws. The department is also responsible for:
Enforcing animal ordinances
Investigating traffic accidents
Providing law enforcement and dispatch assistance in times of emergency conditions
Responding to calls of suspicious criminal behavior
Assisting businesses and residents with crime prevention
The police chief is responsible for the overall operations and policies of the department. The police lieutenant reports to the police chief, supervises the patrol officers and conducts any major investigations.
The school resource officer is assigned to the Rockdale Independent School District campuses to assist in truancy matters, investigate suspected criminal offenses on campus and counsel at-risk youths.