To work with the public to improve the quality of life in the community.
Interested in being a Rochester Police Officer?
Thinking about hunting in the city limits? Read this first!
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 accept selected crime reports on-line. If you are the victim or a witness of a crime that occurred within Rochester/Olmsted, you can submit your initial report online. Based on the information you submit, 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
Use this link
to access the Online Crime Report form.
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.