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.
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Officer James Bristol - On Sunday, August 2, 2020, Officers James Bristol responded to 1206 N. James St. for a criminal mischief complaint. Upon arrival, Officer Bristol learned that graffiti had been spray painted on several vehicles in the area as well as on several items and structures at nearby Franklyn’s Field. He secured photographs of the graffiti. Officer Bristol contacted IT Director Robert Pinti and was provided with copies ...More Info
The Detective Division is charged with all types of felony investigations, including narcotics and other special investigations. Some of these investigations are assigned to the detective division due to the nature and type of special circumstances involved. This includes misdemeanor crimes as well as violations if so warranted. It is the responsibility of the detective division to initiate and pursue investigations, apprehend offenders, develop intelligence on criminal activity, cultivate informants, establish and maintain mutually cooperative relationships with othe...Learn More