Special Response Team (SRT)

The Rome Police Department Special Response Team was established in 1999. The Special Response Team was formed for the purpose of responding to and resolving situations for which specialized training and equipment is required. This would include high-risk incidents such as hostage situations, barricaded persons, search and arrest warrants, high-risk rescue, intelligence collection, and dignitary security.

special response team in training

Contact information

Cheyenne Schoff

Deputy Chief
301 N. James Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: (315) 339-7797
schoffc@romepd.com

Rome Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative

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

Rome Police Department citizen's Police Academy

Civilian Police Academy

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.