Rochester Police Department Police Officer Requirements

  • United States CitizenBlue-Yellow-patch 
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 19 years-of-age and not have reached their 35th birthday on or before the date of the written test, except as defined in Section 243 (10-a) of the Military Law. Must be at least 20 years-old at the time of appointment.
  • Valid Drivers License
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Good physical condition 
  • Have Good Moral Character
  • Residency is not a requirement at the time you apply, but you must live in Monroe County or one of its surrounding counties if you are hired.
  • Tattoo and body art restrictions