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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James Bristol - Officer of the Month
James Bristol - Officer of the Month

Officer James Bristol - On Sunday, August 2, 2020, Officers James Bristol responded to 1206 N. James St. for a criminal mischief complaint. Upon arrival, Officer Bristol learned that graffiti had been spray painted on several vehicles in the area as well as on several items and structures at nearby Franklyn’s Field. He secured photographs of the graffiti. Officer Bristol contacted IT Director Robert Pinti and was provided with copies ...

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Accident Reconstruction Unit
Accident Reconstruction Unit

This unit was established with the emphasis in providing the City of Rome and the department with trained motor vehicle accident reconstructionists to identify contributing factors involved in serious motor vehicle accidents. Accidents investigated by the unit include accidents involving substantial property damage, accidents to patrol or city owned vehicles, and accidents resulting in severe injuries or fatalities.