Police & Public Safety

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EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 9, 2023: RPD Reorganization

City of Rochester Press Release - RPD Reorganizational Plan October 9, 2023.pdf
The Upper Monroe neighborhood is serviced by the Goodman Section of the RPD located at 630 North Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14605. The Goodman Section is commanded by Rochester Police Captain, Jason A. Elwood.
The telephone number at the Goodman Section is (585) 428-9805. The Goodman Section office is open Monday - Friday, 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM; closed weekends and holidays.
The Goodman Section is comprised of nine patrol car beats numbered 205, 215, 225, 235, 245, 255, 265, 275 and 285. The Upper Monroe neighborhood is patrol car beat #255. See maps below.
Patrol car beat #255 covers all of the Upper Monroe neighborhood area plus sections of Swillburg and Park/East Avenue.
Patrol car beats covered by Goodman Section
The Goodman Section has a Community Affairs Bureau sub-station at the City of Rochester's South East Neighborhood Service Center (NSC) in the Village Gate complex at 320 Goodman Street North, Rochester, NY 14607.
The Community Affairs Bureau is commanded by Deputy Chief Keith Stith and assists Chief of Police David M. Smith in coordinating all communications, public information and community engagement initiatives. The Community Affairs Bureau commands the Community Policing Unit, which includes the Neighborhood Service Centers (NSC) and Crime Prevention Officers (CPOs).
Each month or so representatives from the Goodman Section and the Community Affairs Bureau meet with neighborhood representatives to review and discuss crime activity.

Additional Information

MoCo DA comments on NYS Legislation and Consortium for Safe Communities DEC 22 2023.pdf
Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley's comments on New York State Legislation and the Consortium for Safe Communities - December 22, 2023