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RPD Officer dies in crash on the way to work

An off-duty Rochester Police Officer died Saturday evening on the way to work. It happened around 7 p.m. on Empire Boulevard in Penfield. Monroe County...
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Mon, 11/04/2019 - 5:34am
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A NYS Appellate Court clears the way for referendum on Police Accountability Board

A New York State Appellate Court has ruled that the proposal for a Police Accountability Board in Rochester can be voted on in November. The ruling came...
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 6:52am
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RPD officer injured in stabbing transferred to rehab facility

Rochester Police officials say that Officer Denny Wright, who suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed while responding to a report of family...
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 3:45am
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RPD Chief describes "vicious and brutal attack" on officer

Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary says that after watching body-worn camera video in connection with a knife attack on one of his officers, it...
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Sat, 10/05/2019 - 11:19am
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Rochester Police break up rowdy crowds after bottles and other debris thrown at officers

Rochester Police say that they used a pepper ball deployment Saturday afternoon after residents in the Park Avenue area called in to complain about...
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Sun, 08/04/2019 - 11:42am
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RPD officer fires shot after report of a man with a gun on State St.

Rochester Police officials are investigating an incident where an officer fired a shot, but no one was injured. It happened Wednesday evening, after...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 1:59am
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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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RPD officers mentoring city school kids

The Rochester Police Department, Rochester City School District, and Big Brothers Big Sisters announced a new mentorship program on Tuesday. Mayor...
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Wed, 05/08/2019 - 1:53am
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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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Rochester City Council releases its draft for a Police Accountability Board

How should police misconduct be investigated in Rochester? That’s the question facing City Hall in recent weeks. Rochester City Council believes it has...
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Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:35am
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