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.
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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.
The Juvenile Aid Division handles all incidents and issues that involve persons who are under the age of sixteen and unemancipated. This includes all criminal incidents with juvenile offenders or victims and also many non-criminal matters that require police intervention. Juvenile investigators are trained to investigate crimes with a particular emphasis on prosecution when indicated and rehabilitation when possible. Youthful offenders are treated with special safeguards and procedures that assess the seriousness of each offense and determine the precise course of action t...Learn More
The Rome Police Department's Mountain Bike Patrol has been a community policing operation since its inception in 1995. The objective of this unit is to patrol areas of the city that are not accessible to patrol vehicles. City parks, recreation areas, school grounds and the Mohawk River trail system are some of the locations that are patrolled by bicycle. The mountain bike patrol is a great benifit to both the community and the police department as it allows the police officer to interact directly with the public and also expands the patrol capabilities of the police depa...Learn More