Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

The Special Investigations Unit is a highly specialized unit that is comprised of detectives who are trained in the investigation, recognition, and testing of illegal substances; namely, narcotics.  The unit focuses mainly on narcotic investigations throughout the City of Rome, both inside and outside districts.  S.I.U. will also conduct any other investigations that they are assigned by the Chief of Police.

All members are a part of the Oneida County Drug Task Force which gives the members the status of Special Deputy with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. This allows them to conduct narcotic investigations throughout Oneida County.  The members of S.I.U. are task force members with the Syracuse D.E.A. Resident Office, which allows them to conduct investigations throughout the United States if necessary.

Contact: (315) 339-7749 - Drug Tip Hotline

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Drug Tip Hotline

Phone: (315) 339-7749

 

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.

A local man is wanted by police on several bench warrants In Oneida County.

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 28-year-old Deshawn P Jackson, who might currently be residing in the Brewerton area near Oneida Lake.

Police say Jackson is wanted on three arrest warrants and one bench warrant issued in Oneida County Court.

Jackson is charged with three counts of Criminal Contempt and also an arrest from a DWI case.

Beween January 22nd 2022 – January 24th 2022, Jackson made several phone calls to the victim ultimately violating the court order that was issued by Syracuse City Court Judge Hon. V. Bogan on 11/16/2021.

On April 18th 2022, Jackson made a phone call to the victim ultimately violating the court order that was issued by Syracuse City Court Judge Hon. V. Bogan on 11/16/2021.

Possibly staying in the Brewerton (NY) area.  Jackson also has an active Bench Warrant from the Rome City Police Department for Criminal Possession of a Weapon – 4th degree.

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