Rochester Police Department Office of the Chief of Police

The Office of the Chief of Police consists of Rochester's Police Chief and appointed staff, the Deputy Chief of Community Engagement and Relations, Public Information Officer and Professional Standards Section.  The Chief’s Office is responsible for managing the entire Department, overseeing internal investigations and initiatives regarding police-community relations. 

The Professional Standards Section (PSS) - is responsible for investigating complaints of police action or misconduct, conducting civil claim investigations for the City's Corporation Counsel, the administrative review of fleet vehicle accident investigations, as well as conducting other investigations directed by the Chief of Police. PSS is also responsible for maintaining the Department's official disciplinary records.

The Long-Term Disability Unit falls within the responsibility of PSS and is responsible for monitoring assigned personnel due to injury or illness incurred which results in extended terms of disability.

You can contact the Office of the Chief of Police by calling (585) 428-7033.