The primary goal of the patrol division is to protect and preserve life and property. Officers assigned to the patrol division are committed to maintaining a safe community as well as to serve and protect in a professional manner. Currently, there are forty-five officers assigned to patrol. These officers utilize marked patrol cars as well as foot patrol, bike patrol , A.T.V. and snowmobile's in the course of their duties and respond to calls for service throughout the City of Rome. The area of patrol covers approximately 15.625 square miles and is patrolled twenty-four hours a day.