Text Message Alerts

The Rome Police Department offers you the oportunity to receive alert messages on your cell phone via text message. Anytime that an emergency situation arises that may affect the citizens of Rome, New York, a "crawler" is activated which scrolls across the top of each page on this website, (www.romepd.com). The "crawler" will display the emergency information and will be updated with any follow-up information.  An email alert, which also displays the emergency information, is sent to anyone who has registered for email alerts.

To register for this service, enter your email address in the box below.

Subscribers who wish to have these alerts sent to their cell phone and are Verizon Wireless subscribers should enter their area code, the cell phone number and then enter @vtext.com.
Example: (123)1234567@vtext.com.

AT&T subscribers should enter their area code followed by the cell phone number and then enter @txt.att.net.
Example: (123)1234567@txt.att.net.  

Sprint users should enter their area code followed by their cell number and then enter @messaging.sprintpcs.com.

Please check with your cell phone provider as there may be a fee charged for text messaging services.

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Contact information

301 N. James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7780

Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative

Comments regarding the Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative should be submitted to policereform@romepd.com

Law enforcement day

The Rome Police Department announces the return of Law Enforcement Day on July 23, 2022.

A local man is wanted by police on several bench warrants In Oneida County.

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 28-year-old Deshawn P Jackson, who might currently be residing in the Brewerton area near Oneida Lake.

Police say Jackson is wanted on three arrest warrants and one bench warrant issued in Oneida County Court.

Jackson is charged with three counts of Criminal Contempt and also an arrest from a DWI case.

Beween January 22nd 2022 – January 24th 2022, Jackson made several phone calls to the victim ultimately violating the court order that was issued by Syracuse City Court Judge Hon. V. Bogan on 11/16/2021.

On April 18th 2022, Jackson made a phone call to the victim ultimately violating the court order that was issued by Syracuse City Court Judge Hon. V. Bogan on 11/16/2021.

Possibly staying in the Brewerton (NY) area.  Jackson also has an active Bench Warrant from the Rome City Police Department for Criminal Possession of a Weapon – 4th degree.

Police are asking for calls and tips to be made to the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers tip line, anonymously at 1-866-730-8477.