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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

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Police Policy Oversight Commission

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City Ordinance 19D: An ordinance that establishes the Police Policy Oversight Commission.

The Commission meets in City Hall Conference Room 104 the second Monday of every month at 6 PM. Additional information can be found in the meetings portion of the website. 

 Agendas and minutes can be found here.

On June 9, 2020, the Commission met and was tasked by Mayor Norton to review three policies currently in draft form that are slated to be updated by the Department including Use of Force, Handcuffing and Restraints and Standards of Conduct. Commission recommendations regarding these policies will be discussed at the July 7, 2020 meeting. 

Commission members include:

Open Position - vacated March 3, 2020 - Chair

Terre McJoynt - Vice Chair
email Terre McJoynt

Lawrence Collins - Commissioner
email Lawrence Collins

William "WC" Jordan, Jr. - Commissioner
email "WC" Jordan, Jr.

David Kreps Commissioner
email David Kreps

Rebeca Sedarski - Commissioner
email Rebeca Sedarski

Open Position - Commissioner and Representative of Human Rights Commission


The Commission presented its 2017 Annual Report at a community forum on Monday, January 14, 2019. The forum was held at the Edison Building in the Edison Board room: 615 7th St SW, Rochester, MN  55902.

In addition to the Annual Report, there was a presentation highlighting the Rochester Police Department's community engagement efforts.

Annual Report

Annual Report Flyer

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