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Employment with the Rome Police Department is governed by a competitive examination which is administered by theRome Civil Service Commission,

Rome City Hall
198 North Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440
(315) 339-7662

A standard application form can be obtained from the civil service commission at the address listed above. The applicant should be certain that every question is answered and that the application is complete in all respects.

Duties and Responsibilities: To protect the life and property of our fellow citizens and to impartially enforce the law.

Job Elements: To perform the duties of an Rome Police Officer you must have good judgment, thoroughness, conscientiousness, common sense, motivation and enthusiasm for the job. You must be dependable and willing to get involved. You must be able to assume responsibility; make decisions often under pressure; work without supervision; take orders; function in physical danger; act under pressure; communicate well; and combine physical and mental resources. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Candidates must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency diploma. 

Criminal Record:
Any felony conviction is an automatic disqualification. Conviction for all other crimes and offenses are subject to evaluation during a background investigation.

               *** The test for Police Officer is being held on November 15, 2014.  Applications must be turned in by October 15, 2014.  Visit the homepage at to download application.


Contact Information Rome City Hall
198 N Washington
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7662
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