“The sole purpose of the Police Department is to provide services and safety to the residents of this town and to all who pass through it.” - Marshal Paul Hoffman

Town Marshal

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Marshal Paul Hoffman, 25 Years Experience 

Paul graduated from Heritage High School in Monroeville then graduated from Vincennes University.  He started his career with the IN Dept of Corrections working with juveniles for 17 years. He then joined Rome City's police force as a Reserve officer in 1994. Upon successfully graduating from Marshal school in 1997, he was hired as a part-time officer.  In 2010 Paul was hired as full-time Deputy and in 2020 he became the Marshal of Rome City. Paul and his wife Renisea and family have lived in Town of Rome City for 10 years.

Deputy Dustin Fike

Dustin attended East Noble High School.  He started with Waterloo Police Department as a Reserve officer for 3 years before coming to Rome City as a Reserve officer for 10 years.  In 2020, Dustin accepted the position as Deputy Marshal. 

Dustin and his family reside in Kendallville.  

Email: dfike@romecity-in.org

Contact Police Department

Emergency: 911

Non-emergency: (260) 854-3113

Email: Marshal Hoffman: pnhoffman@romecity-in.org

2020  Police Force Members

Marshal Paul Hoffman 

Deputy Dustin Fike 

The Town of Rome City has 3 Part-time Deputies:  

Chris Bateman,  Ryan Castle & and Kevin Brower; 2 Reserve Officers: Daniel Rinehart and John Kelly.


Apply on-line here​

Notice - Application to obtain an Indiana handgun permit can only be done electronically from a computer with internet access. See application information. Make an appointment with RC Police Department: (260) 854-3113.  ​



Official Site for:

Town of Rome City, Indiana

Address: 402 Kelly St., P.O. Box 338

Rome City, Indiana 46784

Phone: (260) 854-2412

Email: info@townofromecity.org

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