Walker River Paiute Tribe

Police Department

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Phone Details

Non-Emergency Phone: (775) 773-2544

Emergencies Only Dial 911

Fax: (775) 773-2129

Physical Address

1029 Hospital Road Schurz, NV 89427

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Office Hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

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About Us

Walker River Tribal Police Department is an agency committed to safeguarding the lives and protecting the property of the people of the Walker River Paiute Tribe. (Input from CTAS grant) (enforcing categorical crimes for tribal, state, and federal entities) 

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life by maintaining order, protecting life and property, and reducing the fear of crime within the community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Non-Emergency number is 775-773-2455

 You will Call 911 and Walker River EMS will respond.  

Yes anyone can report suspicious and criminal activity by calling 911 or 775-945-2434.

You can apply in person at the Tribal Admin Building or on the internet using Indeed, www.indeed.com

WRPD uses Lyon County Jail as its detention facility.  

Yes they do.  We host programs like the Bike rodeo, teaching bicycle safety, Shop with a Cop during Christmas etc.

They are monitored by a Field Training Officer (FTO).  The FTO will insure the probationary Officer has completed all required task set forth by the program, which takes about 4 months.

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Our Officers

Roman Sanchez

Chief of Police

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Seneca Murphy


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Agustin Medina


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Ashley Mothershead


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Conservation Officer (Part time) –Available

Bryan Almaraz

Highway Safety Officer 

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Tawanee Ackley

Office Specialist

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