Police

Connections: Marvin Stepherson on possible changes within police structures

The death of Daniel Prude has led to questions about how police are trained to handle a variety of situations. Marvin Stepherson retired as a police...
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:25am
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Rochester Police Command staff respond to criticism over Daniel Prude protests

The Rochester Police command staff met with City Council members and Mayor Lovely Warren via Zoom on Thursday about the ongoing unrest in the city....
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 2:38pm
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Connections: Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson on the Daniel Prude case

Former Rochester Mayor Bill Johnson says the newly formed commission on Racial and Structural Equity (RASE) was not informed of Daniel Prude’s death....
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Addressing hate violence with civil rights expert Eric Ward

Nationally renowned civil rights expert Eric Ward has spent years studying hate violence and its relationship to preserving democratic institutions. His...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:40am
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Connections: Members of Rochester City Council discuss the Prude case and recent events in Rochester

When Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon, it came as a surprise to Mayor Lovely Warren and members of...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:45am
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Connections: Community leaders discuss the role of nonviolence during tense times in Rochester

The notion of an "Elder Shield" got a lot of publicity Sunday night in Rochester, but it first came into effect during previous nights of demonstrations...
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Wed, 09/09/2020 - 8:27am
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Connections: Members of Rochester City Council discuss protests following Daniel Prude's death

Rochester City Council sent a letter to the mayor Thursday asking that protesters be allowed to peacefully demonstrate following the death of Daniel...
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Fri, 09/04/2020 - 10:20am
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Connections: PAB members discuss policing in Rochester

We continue our conversation issues surrounding Daniel Prude, who died , We welcome members of the Rochester Police Accountability Board to discuss...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 10:59am
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Connections: Community leaders discuss the death of Daniel Prude and policing in Rochester

The death of Daniel Prude in Rochester police custody has sparked local demonstrations and outreach across the country. Connections is devoting both...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:02am
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New police chief named in Canandaigua

Mathew Nielsen has been named the new police chief of the Canandaigua Police Department. Nielsen succeeds Chief Stephen Hedworth, who retired last week...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 12:04pm
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