ROME, N.Y. – The Rome Police Department released a statement Monday to express gratitude to community members who have supported them throughout the coronavirus crisis.
This includes deliveries of food, donations of personal protective equipment and other tokens of recognition they’ve received over the past several weeks.
They also took the time to thank other essential workers for their dedication throughout this difficult time.
As the region continue through the phases of reopening, RPD asks the community to continue following safety guidelines and avoid large gatherings until further notice.
Read the full RPD statement below.
As we continue the reopening of our community, the members of the Rome Police Department would like to thank all those businesses and individuals who have supported them throughout the past several weeks.
The cards and gifts of masks, hand sanitizer, meals, baked goods, crafts, and general show of support is truly appreciated.
Additionally, our department would like to express our gratitude to all those first responders, health care workers, and essential business personnel who answered the call during these trying times.
Our community has formed a partnership with our department that is extraordinary and cherished by our members. You have always been there for us and we remain here for you.
We are the community’s police department and together, we continue to make Rome, N.Y., one of the safest communities in the country and the reason we call Rome home.
As we continue to progress through the phases of reopening, please stay safe, wear a mask, social distance, and avoid large gatherings. United, we will make it through this. Thank you!