City of Rome, New York

Police Department

Rome Police - Protect - ServeThe 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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Our Mission

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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Rome Police Officer Exam Announcement

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

K9 Unit
K9 Unit

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 ...

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Rome Police Department Personnel Complaint Form

Fill out the form in its entirety. The form can be submitted either in person at the Rome Police Department or by mailing it to:
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