The Police Department is providing information regarding its application for federal funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program: FY 2016 Local Solicitation. The City of Rochester has been allocated $26,739 under a federal funding formula. The Police Department intends to use this allocation to continue to fund the department’s Crime Prevention Programs which are open to city and county residents.
To review a copy of the application or to provide comments, please contact Sarah Clayton, Administrative Services Manager of the Rochester Police Department by calling 507-328-6903 or e-mailing at firstname.lastname@example.org. Public comment is available until June 30, 2016.
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If you are thinking about hunting within the city limits of Rochester you may wish to refer to Rochester City Ordinance 85.13 for more information. Requests to hunt with firearms in the city limits should be made in writing and directed to police Chief Roger Peterson c/o Sarah Clayton, Administrative Services Manager. Your request must include your name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, a description of the property, written permission of the land owner, address of the land owner, and a diagram of the property. Questions may be referred to Sarah Clayton.
Online Crime Reporting
The City of Rochester, Minnesota and the County of Olmsted, Minnesota accepts certain non-emergency crime reports on-line. If you are the victim or a witness of a crime that occurred within the city of Rochester or Olmsted County, you may submit your initial report online. Based on the information you report, you may be contacted by an Officer/Deputy or Investigator.
This form should only be used for non-emergency reports.
If you wish to report an emergency or urgent incident please call 9-1-1.
Report Your Traffic Concerns Online
If you have concerns about specific intersections, roadway segments or general areas of the City, please let us know by filling out our online form.