Frequently Asked Questions

QHow do I obtain a copy of a police report?

A:  You can obtain a copy of a police report or motor vehicle accident report from the Rome Police Records Division which is located at 301 North James Street, Rome, NY 13440. The telephone number is (315) 339-7709. The cost is 25 cents per page and the Records Division is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 3:45pm.


Q How do I make an appointment to have my fingerprints taken for employment or licensing purposes?

A:  For pistol permits, contact Sgt. Don D'Aiuto at (315) 339-7711. Contact Officer A.J. Ciccone at (315) 339-7722  for civilian and employment fingerprints.


Q:  Is overnight parking on city streets allowed?

A:   Overnight parking on city streets is prohibited from 2:00 am until 6:00 am between November 1st. and April 1st.  From April 1st. until October 31st., overnight parking is permitted.


Q:    What is the Police Department's non-emergency telephone number?

A:     For non-emergency telephone calls, please call (315) 339-7780 or (315) 337-3311.


Q:     Can I receive email alerts from the Rome Police Department?

 A:     Yes!  Just click on the email alerts icon that is located at the bottom of each page on this website to register.

Contact information

Rome Police Department
301 N. 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

Law enforcement day

The Rome Police Department announces the return of Law Enforcement Day on July 23, 2022.

Oneida City Police are looking for a 54-year-old white male who is wanted on charges of sexual assault, according to Sgt. Mike Burgess of the Oneida City Police Criminal Investigations Division.

Police say Michael A. Merrill, who's residence is unknown is wanted through a bench warrant that includes Sex Abuse 1st which is a class D felony.

Burgess says that Merrill's charges include:

Forcible Touching (class A Misdemeanor)

Endangering the Welfare of a Child (class A Misdemeanor)

Police say the incident occurred in July of this year at a residence in the City of Oneida.

Police are asking for calls and tips to be made to the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers tip line, anonymously at 1-866-730-8477.