police reform

Divided City Council passes police reform plan

Two days before the deadline, Rochester City Council has passed its state-mandated police reform plan. The plan passed by a vote of 5-3, with...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 1:51pm
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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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Rochester’s police reform proposal to be revealed on Thursday

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, the Police Accountability Board and others are presenting a draft of police reform ideas on Thursday in response to Gov....
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 5:46am
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Connections: Discussing UCLM's police reform proposals

The United Christian Leadership Ministry has announced its proposals related to changes to policing in Monroe County. The proposals come in response to...
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Tue, 01/12/2021 - 9:53am
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Rochester police reform survey raises concerns over bias

The City of Rochester unveiled a survey on police reform Monday, but some residents argue that the way that questions are worded is problematic. City...
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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 12:52pm
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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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As call for police reform grows here, some look to Oregon for possible answers

Since a video of the arrest of Daniel Prude was released two weeks ago, calls for police reform have grown louder and more insistent. Prude died a week...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 1:24am
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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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Sheriffs' association calls for more police protections; faith group says not so fast

The New York Sheriffs' Association wants to beef up penalties for people who commit crimes against law enforcement. Executive Director Peter Kehoe said...
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 2:31pm
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