Use of Force Policy

Below are the Rome Police Department's Use of Force policies.

Contact information

Kevin Beach

Chief of Police
301 N. James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7705

Use of Force Policy Sections:

Necessary Force

Warning Shots

Use of Less than Lethal Substances and Devices

Review of Force Causing Injury

Review of Firearms Use

Reporting Requirements Injury or Death

Carrying of Firearms

Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative

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Keep Your Valuables Safe

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

Police are looking for 60-year-old Alexander R. Wilson on an arrest warrant for Grand Larceny.  According to Rome City Police Captain Kevin James, the charges stem from an incident that occurred in December of 2022 where Wilson allegedly stole approximately $1,165 worth of merchandise from the Grand Union located in Rome. James said that Wilson has had other run-ins with police.