Office of the Chief of Police - Rochester Police Department

Office of the Chief of Police - Rochester Police Department  Chief Simmons

The Rochester Police Department (RPD) is commanded by City of Rochester Interim Police Chief Mark L. Simmons and appointed staff, including the Deputy Chief of Administration, Deputy Chief of OperationsDeputy Chief of Community Affairs and Professional Standards Section. The Office of the Chief of Police is responsible for managing the entire Department and overseeing internal investigations and initiatives regarding police-community relations. It is of the utmost importance for the RPD to remain transparent to the community for which we are sworn to protect and serve.

MissionTo Reduce Crime, to Protect and Serve the Citizens of Rochester, to Uphold the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of New York. 

"Serving with PRIDE" - Serving with Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence

For General Inquiries or Non-Emergencies, contact the RPD at (585) 428-6720 or email: