Rochester Police Department Office of the Chief of Police

The Office of the Chief of Police consists of the Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief of Community Engagement and Relations, the Chief's personal staff, the Public Information Officer, and the Professional Standards Section.  The Chief’s Office is responsible for overseeing internal investigations, managing the Department, and police-community relation matters. 

The Professional Standards Section
This section is responsible for investigating complaints of police actions or misconduct issued from any source, conducting civil claim investigations for the Corporation Counsel, the administrative review of fleet vehicle accident investigations, and conducting other investigations directed by the Chief of Police. It is also responsible for maintenance of the Department's official disciplinary records.

The Professional Standards Section includes the Long-Term Disability Unit, which is responsible for monitoring personnel specially assigned due to injuries or illnesses incurred resulting in extended terms of disability.

The Chief of Police Office can be contacted by calling (585) 428-7033.