If you are considering a career in law enforcement, we would encourage you to apply with us at the City of Rome Police Department. There are many benefits available when you choose to work with us, including:
- Starting salary: $48,172 increasing each year and ending after 6 years at top patrol salary of: $71,430
- Patrol grade increase in pay starting at 5 years
- Longevity pay starting at 5 years
- Shift differential pay
- College incentive pay
- Uniform maintenance pay
- Clothing allowance pay (Detective and Juvenile Aid)
- Excellent Healthcare benefits
- 20-year retirement
- Heath insurance buyout for anyone who doesn’t need healthcare through the City of Rome
- Paid sick time (18 per year)
- Paid family sick time (3 per year)
- Paid vacation
- 12 paid floating holidays
- 6 personal leave days
- Paid maternity leave
- Paid paternity leave
The Rome Civil Service Commission is legally responsible to administer and manage all merit-based employment positions within its jurisdiction by ensuring that the integrity of the merit system is maintained under the established regulations of New York State Civil Service Law. As such, all successful applicants for the City of Rome Police Departments must achieve a minimum qualifying score of 70% or higher on the New York State Civil Service written exam, and must participate in and successfully pass the following individual phases of qualification:
- Physical Agility Test
- Background Investigation
- Polygraph Examination
- Psychological Evaluation
- Successful Completion of Police Academy Training
To download the current exam announcement and application, please click the buttons below.
Lt. Sharon Rood
301 N. James St.
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7724
Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative
Law enforcement day
The Rome Police Department announces the return of Law Enforcement Day on July 23, 2022.
The Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week is a 30-year-old male wanted on multiple charges, including 2 counts of Acting in a Manner Injurious to a Child, according to Rome Police.
Between September of 2020 and October of 2021, Nash was allegedly involved in several domestic incidents resulting in 2 arrest warrants and one bench warrant being issued, according to Rome PD Captain Kevin James. Nash has not only been involved in Domestic incidents, but has also violated court orders by numerous unwanted telephone threats and voice messages, according to James.