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.

Forensic Unit
Forensic Unit

The Forensic Unit is utilized at crime scenes for the purpose of evidence collection and preservation.  Currently there are eight members assigned to this unit.  The main focus of unit members is to respond to the scenes of crimes and major incidents and perform crime scene investigations. This unit utilizes the latest scientific equipment and its members receive training in all areas of crime scene investigation and evidence collection on a continuous basis.

Detective Division
Detective Division

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...

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