Rochester Police Department Office of the Chief of Police

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

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

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

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