Detective Division

The Detective Division is responsible for all types of felony investigations, including narcotics and other special investigations. Some of these investigations are assigned to the detective division due to the nature and type of special circumstances involved. This includes misdemeanor crimes as well as violations if so warranted. It is the responsibility of the detective division to initiate and pursue investigations, apprehend offenders, develop intelligence on criminal activity, cultivate informants, establish and maintain mutually cooperative relationships with other criminal justice agencies, assist in investigations being conducted by the patrol and other divisions, recover stolen property and complete many other tasks.

The detective division also manages and maintains the Rome Police Department Sex Offender Registry and the Pawn Shop Database.

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Contact information

Kevin James

Captain
301 N. James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7715
jamesk@romepd.com

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.