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 Rome Police Department Canine (K9) Unit was formed in the mid 1980’s. Currently the unit has two canine teams. " Spock", is a dual purpose canine, meaning that he is capable of searching for narcotics/marihuana and is also a patrol dog, capable of searching for evidence as well as tracking and apprehending suspects. His human partner is Patrolman Fred Carnavale. Patrolman Alexandra Carletta is the most recent member of the unit. Her K9 is named "Arko". The K9 Unit is deployed for various functions including tracking, crowd control, building ...Learn More
The primary goal of the patrol division is to protect and preserve life and property. Officers assigned to the patrol division are committed to maintaining a safe community as well as to serve and protect in a professional manner. Currently, there are forty-five officers assigned to patrol. These officers utilize marked patrol cars as well as foot patrol, bike patrol , A.T.V. and snowmobile's in the course of their duties and respond to calls for service throughout the City of Rome. The area of patrol covers approximately 15.625 square miles ...Learn More