The Rome Police Department is comprised of 76 police officers and 2 civilians. In order to give our community the best police services, our department has several specialized units, which consist of several divisions. Please choose a division at left for additional information. The members of our department are dedicated law enforcement professionals who take pride in delivering the best possible police services to our community. We are proud of our efforts to provide a safe neighborhood and school environment.
Use our on-line form to report anonymous tips to the Rome Police Department.
The mission of the Rome Police Department is to protect life and property, prevent crime, detect and arrest offenders. This shall be accomplished by enforcing all federal, state, and local laws over which this Department has jurisdiction.
This unit was established with the emphasis in providing the City of Rome and the department with trained motor vehicle accident reconstructionists to identify contributing factors involved in serious motor vehicle accidents. Accidents investigated by the unit include accidents involving substantial property damage, accidents to patrol or city owned vehicles, and accidents resulting in severe injuries or fatalities.
The Special Investigations Unit is a highly specialized unit which is comprised of detectives who are trained in the investigation, recognition and testing of illegal substances (Narcotics). The unit focuses mainly on narcotic investigations throughout the City of Rome, both inside and outside districts. S.I.U. will also conduct any other investigations that they are assigned by the Chief of Police. All members are a part of the Oneida County Drug Task Force which gives the members the status of Special Deputy with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. This allows them to co...Learn More