As of February 2016, the Rochester Police Department had 711 sworn personnel, equivalent to one for every 296 residents of Rochester. Women represented only 13% of sworn personnel: 15% of lower ranks, 10% of middle ranks, and none of the upper ranks. While the city of Rochester is 39% black, 37% white, and 17% Hispanic, the police department was 12% black, 74% white, and 11% Hispanic. People of color accounted for 28% of officers, 15% of captains, and 40% of positions ranked above captain.
The documents we received from the department are linked below.