The Administration Bureau
Commanded by Deputy Chief Wayne Harris, the Administration Bureau is responsible for providing the administrative support services necessary for the effective operation of the Police Department. Subdivisions of this Bureau are responsible for managing the Department's resources to meet the needs of the Department in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
The Administration Bureau is the liaison with the City of Rochester’s Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM)
in all personnel matters including hiring and promotion, and Labor Relations (which maintains and controls all
grievance records) and the labor unions representing Department employees for all labor matters. It is the liaison
for building maintenance and improvement, as well as telephone and utility service. It is further responsible for serving as liaison with the current provider of the Officer Assistance Program.
The Administration Bureau contains the Professional Development Section (which includes the Background and Recruitment Unit, and the Volunteer Services Unit), the Technical Services Section, Budget and Personnel Offices, and the Research and Evaluation Section, which includes the Police Graphic Artist.
For information on how to join the RPD call the police recruiter at (585) 428-6716.