The Commissioner of Public Safety is the head of the Department of Public Safety and is appointed by the Mayor of the City of Rome. As Commissioner of Public Safety, I am empowered to enact, modify, and repeal the orders, rules and regulations of general discipline affecting the Rome Police and Fire Departments. It is also my responsibility to make all appointments, promotions and to change the status of the officers and members of the Police and Fire Departments in accordance with the provisions of civil service law of the State of New York. We are very fortunate to have an excellent, well trained, professional and motivated police and fire department. The members accept their responsibility of preserving the life and property in our community and protecting and serving all of us.

Frank Retrosi Jr.
Commissioner of Public Safety

Commissioner of Public Safety
Contact Information

Frank Retrosi Jr.
Commissioner of Public Safety
198 N Washington
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7655
Fax: (315) 339-7667
fretrosi@romecitygov.com

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Phone Numbers

Emergency Phone:
911

Non-Emergency Dispatch:
(315) 339-7780

Administrative Office:
(315) 337-3311