SNOW EMERGENCY effective 12:00am Friday, February 24 through 12:00am Sunday, February 26, 2017. Parking will be restricted on all City streets for the duration of the snow emergency. Vehicles parked on City streets during the restricted parking hours may be ticketed and towed. More information can be found here.  

BUS SERVICE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. Bus service has been cancelled on Friday 2/24 due to safety concerns. All fixed route and ZIPS paratransit service has been suspended. Bus service will resume on Saturday 2/25.

Contact Information

101 4th Street SE
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-6800
Fax: 507-328-6975

Law Enforcement response
provided 24/7 

Lobby hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Dial 911 For Emergencies
Department Contacts

Narcotics Tip Line
(This is a voicemail only line to leave tips or information)

Crime Stoppers



Crime Prevention


The Rochester Police Department Crime Prevention Unit works in concert with the Olmsted County Sheriffs Office on many of their programs. If you have any questions about the programs, you may contact the Crime Prevention Unit or call (507) 328-6890.  


Visit to learn more about:

  • Crime Free Multi-Housing
  • Citizen Police Academy
  • Fraud and Scams Referral List
  • National Night Out
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Operation Identification
  • Project Safe City
  • Triad
  • Crime prevention tips