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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The City of Rome Department of Civil Service is proud to announce that the filing period for the September 2021 Police Officer Exam is officially open. Anyone considering a career in law enforcement with the Rome Police Department is encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The exam is scheduled for Saturday, September 18th, 2021. The filing period closes Friday, August 6th, 2021. Exam announcement and applications can be downloaded at 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
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Rome Police Department
301 N. James St.
Rome, NY 13440
Attn: Office of Professional Standards
If you have questions please contact the Rome Police Department at (315) 339-7780
Comments regarding the Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org