Rochester, Minnesota Police and Jail Information

Rochester is a city in Olmsted County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 55.48 square miles (143.70 sq. km). The City of Rochester had a population of approximately 106,769 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rochester, Minnesota is Kim Norton. Kim Norton can be contacted at (507) 328-2700 and by email at knorton@rochestermn.gov.

Kim Norton, Mayor
Rochester City Mayor’s Office
City of Rochester
Rochester City Hall
201 4th Street SE
Room 281
Rochester, MN 55904
Email: knorton@rochestermn.gov
Phone: (507) 328-2700
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rochester City Mayor

Rochester, Minnesota Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 Rochester: 128.2; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 Rochester: 125.0; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Rochester, Minnesota:

  • The overall crime rate in Rochester is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.23 daily crimes that occur in Rochester.
  • Rochester is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochester has decreased by 5%.

Rochester, Minnesota Police Station Information

Rochester Police Department

The Rochester Police Department has 121 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 83,203 people.

Jim Franklin, Chief of Police
Rochester Police Department
101 4th Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 328-6800
Fax: (507) 328-6975
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Rochester Police

Rochester, Minnesota City or County Jail Information

The City of Rochester is located in Olmsted County. Therefore, we listed the county jail and inmate visitation information of Olmsted County.

Olmsted County Jail Information

The Olmsted County Jail has the capacity of holding 202 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Olmsted County Jail
101 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 328-6790
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Olmsted County Jail Visitations Hours:

To comply with the Minnesota Department of Health’s social distancing guidelines for the COVID-19 virus, onsite visiting hours are temporarily suspended. Until onsite visits can resume, inmates will receive two free remote (offsite) video visits per week and one free telephone call.

Olmsted County Jail Visitations
Olmsted County Jail

Police Records Request in Rochester, Minnesota

We have not found police records information on the Rochester Police Department website. Instead, police records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Data Practices Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Rochester Data Practices Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Attn: City Clerk
City of Rochester
Rochester City Hall
201 4th Street SE
Room 135
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 328-2900
Fax: (507) 328-2901
Email: records@rochestermn.gov
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Rochester Data Practices Request
Rochester City Clerk

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