police accountability

Connections: Debating the proposed Rochester Police Accountability Board

With a referendum on the ballot, early voters in Rochester are already weighing in on a proposed police accountability board. The proposed board has...
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Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: Princeton professor Laurence Ralph on police violence in America

“Torture is an open secret in Chicago. Nobody in power wants to acknowledge this grim reality, but everyone knows it happens—and that the torturers are...
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Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:01am
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Police union sues to prevent accountability board vote

The city of Rochester is likely headed back to court. The police union is suing the city to stop a public vote on who will discipline police officers....
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Tue, 09/10/2019 - 2:00pm
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Rochester City Council approves Police Accountability Board

Tuesday night was a milestone in a decades-long fight over how police misconduct claims in Rochester should be handled. Rochester City Council passed a...
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Wed, 05/22/2019 - 7:05am
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Rochester City Council to consider amendments to Police Accountability Board legislation

Rochester City Council is considering amendments to the proposed legislation for a Police Accountability Board. One of the changes to earlier...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 1:32pm
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The debate over a proposed police accountability board brings a crowd to Rochester City Hall

Dozens of people crowded Rochester City Council chambers on Tuesday night. They spoke for and against the proposed independent police accountability...
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Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:05am
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Connections: Discussing Rochester City Council's draft legislation for a police accountability board

Police accountability has been a subject of conversation in the Rochester community for several decades, with one of the main questions being, ‘should...
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Wed, 01/30/2019 - 10:16am
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Residents offer mixed reviews for Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board

During their first opportunity to weigh in on City Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board, residents on Wednesday night had both criticism and...
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Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:38am
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Connections: Discussing police accountability in Rochester

This week the Rochester Police Department admitted that two officers roughed up a black man without justification. It comes at a time when police...
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Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:42am
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Connections: Discussing police-community relations

Local activists, members of the faith community, and law enforcement officers are working together to improve police-community relations in the Greater...
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Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:14am
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