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 Special Investigations Unit is a highly specialized unit which is comprised of detectives who are trained in the investigation, recognition and testing of illegal substances (Narcotics). The unit focuses mainly on narcotic investigations throughout the City of Rome, both inside and outside districts. S.I.U. will also conduct any other investigations that they are assigned by the Chief of Police. All members are a part of the Oneida County Drug Task Force which gives the members the status of Special Deputy with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. This allows them to co...Learn More