Rochester City Council

Rocky confirmation hearing for proposed Police Accountability Board executive director

A memo took center stage during the confirmation hearing for the first leader of Rochester’s Police Accountability Board. The ten-page document was...
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 10:10am
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Activists decry city’s plan to hire law firm for review of RPD

Activists have called for the city to scrap its plan to hire a law firm to review Rochester Police Department policies, procedures, and training. City...
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Tue, 10/13/2020 - 5:39am
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Warren, Singletary, Lupien to testify in independent Prude investigation

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren , former police Chief La’Ron Singletary and City Councilmember Mary Lupien headline a new round of subpoenas sent out by...
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 1:25pm
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'Tough financial situation' ahead for the City of Rochester

All signs point to another tough budget season for the city of Rochester and Councilmember Malik Evans wants to get a jump on it. The city’s budget...
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Thu, 10/08/2020 - 6:07am
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City Council considers outside firm to ‘rethink policing’ in Rochester

Mayor Lovely Warren is asking for permission to hire a firm to conduct a United States "Department of Justice style review” of the Rochester Police...
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:27pm
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Rochester City Council names Miguel Melendez to fill vacant seat

Miguel Meléndez, Jr. has been selected to fill the vacant Councilmember at Large seat on the Rochester City Council. Meléndez is current the Chief...
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Mon, 09/21/2020 - 8:49am
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Council attorney investigating Prude death asks: ‘Was there a coverup?'

Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott has begun to issue the first round of subpoenas for an investigation, initiated by Council, into the...
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Fri, 09/18/2020 - 3:26pm
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City Council repeals police station funding, approves Prude investigation

The Rochester City Council voted Tuesday to rescind its approval of funding for a new $16 million police station on East Main Street in the Beechwood...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 6:30pm
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Local leaders request federal investigation into police response at Daniel Prude protests

Two elected officials have asked the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division to investigate police conduct during the Daniel Prude protests....
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:42am
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City Council to hold listening session about recent events

Rochester City Council is taking some steps this week to continue with its review of what happened in the death of Daniel Prude. Council is holding a...
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Sun, 09/13/2020 - 3:18pm
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