police accountability

Connections: The Gates Police Department on responding to calls that involve mental health issues

We sit down with Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode and Officer Mike Furia. Officer Furia was recently praised for his interaction with a man who...
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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 10:54am
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Connections: Discussing policing, mental health crises, and the response to the Daniel Prude case

A member of Rochester City Council, Mary Lupien, joins us. She discusses why she had information about Daniel Prude's death before the public found out...
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Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:35am
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Connections: Reactions to the grand jury's decision in the case of Daniel Prude

The grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officers involved in death of Daniel Prude has sparked outrage, emotion, and conversation throughout...
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Wed, 02/24/2021 - 9:29am
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Connections: What is qualified immunity for police officers?

What is qualified immunity for police officers? Activists in Rochester have joined a growing chorus – including some members of Congress – calling for...
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Wed, 02/24/2021 - 9:29am
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Connections: Evaluating policing procedures that involve minors

Leaders across the community are responding to Rochester Police Department officers handcuffing and pepper spraying a nine-year-old girl on Friday. The...
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Wed, 02/03/2021 - 9:57am
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Connections: Rochester PAB members on recommendations for public safety reforms

In October, the Rochester Police Accountability Board joined a city working group on police reform and reinvention. The PAB members were given some...
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Wed, 12/23/2020 - 10:14am
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Connections: Conor Dwyer Reynolds, executive director of Rochester's Police Accountability Board

On Tuesday evening, City Council unanimously approved Conor Dwyer Reynolds as the first executive director of Rochester's Police Accountability Board ...
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Fri, 11/13/2020 - 9:16am
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Connections: Ashley Gantt on what's next for Free the People Roc

Free the People Roc has called for a temporary pause to daily or nightly protests in Rochester. Their goal is to rest and prepare for the next phase of...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:47am
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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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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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