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Welcome to the Winnemucca Police Department Website

The Winnemucca Policy Department has the following positions open:

The Nevada VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Nevada VINE system is (888) 268-8463. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender’s custody status.

You can find the link by opening up the “Police Department” tab on the main page of the City’s website or by clicking here on VINELink. Please call the Winnemucca Police Department at 623-6396 if you have any questions about this link.

Winnemucca Police Dept Building


Since 1917, the Winnemucca Police Department has aimed to improve the quality of life for all citizens of Winnemucca by administrating programs which prevent, investigate, solve and ultimately decrease crime. While reducing crime benefits everyone in the community, the Winnemucca Police Department’s aim is to maintain a high quality of life for those calling Winnemucca their home. The Winnemucca Police Department strives to achieve its mission through a dedication to open, honest communication, professionalism, community education, creative problem solving and recognition of the community’s needs. The men and women of the Winnemucca Police Department take pride in the service provided to the residents and visitors to our city. The Officers and Staff of the Winnemucca Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality public safety and law enforcement services to people who live, work and play in the City of Winnemucca.

Chief of Police William Dalley

Captain, Pamela Coats

Lieutenant, David Garrison

Captain Pam Coats started her law enforcement career in 1993.  Coats was appointed to the position of Lieutenant in February 2015 by former Winnemucca Police Chief Eric Silva.  In September 2017, under the new command of Winnemucca Chief of Police William Dalley, Coats was promoted to the rank of Captain.
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