Missions and Values

The mission of the Rome Police Department is to protect life and property, prevent crime, and detect and arrest offenders. This shall be accomplished by enforcing all federal, state, and local laws over which this Department has jurisdiction.

This Department is committed to service and taking positive action to maintain high standards in response to the community we serve. It is crucial that all the Officers of the Rome Police Department remember that in the execution of this mission, they shall respect and protect the rights of individuals and perform this mission with honesty, courage, fidelity, and sound judgment.

The officers of the Rome Police Department must seek and preserve public confidence by acting in a fair and impartial manner at all times, thereby protecting the constitutional rights of all persons.

Rome Police Department Organizational Chart

Contact information

Rome Police Department
301 North James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7780

Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative

Comments regarding the Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative should be submitted to policereform@romepd.com

Keep Your Valuables Safe

Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and Utica Police are asking for people to share information on the whereabouts of this week's Wanted Person of the Week.

UPD is looking for 55-year-old Robert Watson on a warrant stemming from a charge of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree (a class D felony). The incident stems from a domestic incident that occurred in west Utica in November of 2022.