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
beachk@romepd.com

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

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

Latest Announcement

New York State law requires all drivers and passengers wear seat belts, regardless of where they sit in the vehicle. Further, stretch limousines already on the road will be required to include seatbelts at every seat by January 2023.

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This position is responsible for the enforcement of laws and ordinances and protection of lives and property in a designated area of an assigned shift; does related work as required. Duties consist primarily of routine patrol tasks, assisting in investigation of criminal offenses and the apprehension of criminals.