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RPD investigates shooting on Monroe Ave. that killed 1 person and injured 2 others

Rochester Police are investigating a shooting on Monroe Avenue early Friday morning that killed one person and injured two others. Officers were called...
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 2:29pm
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RPD fosters ‘culture of brutality and impunity,’ federal lawsuit alleges

Officers with the Rochester Police Department brutalized protesters, lawyers, and innocent bystanders during Black Lives Matter protests in September,...
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Tue, 04/06/2021 - 5:17am
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Rochester Police policy changes and city council reform plans in question

A day after city council announced its plans for police reform in Rochester, the Rochester Police Department has released policy changes of its own. In...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 1:22pm
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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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Man jumps from the top of the South Ave garage holding his 1-year-old child

Rochester Police continue to investigate an incident that happened late Friday night where they say a man went to the top floor of the South Avenue...
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Sun, 03/21/2021 - 11:52am
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RPD releases new policies on chokeholds and 'duty to intervene'

Rochester Police have announced some policy changes as the department continues to look at overall reforms and changes, partly in preparation for a...
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Tue, 03/16/2021 - 4:21am
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A call for changes in policing after man was shot and killed by officers last week

An emotional news conference took place Sunday on the steps of Spiritus Christi Church to talk about the life of Tyshon Jones. He’s the 29-year-old...
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Mon, 03/15/2021 - 7:31am
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Benny Warr, pushed out of wheelchair by cops in 2013, seeks new trial

A man who was shoved out of his wheelchair by Rochester police eight years ago during an arrest is seeking a new trial. A jury awarded Benny Warr a...
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Wed, 03/10/2021 - 1:26pm
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RPD shoots, kills man who they say threatened officers with knife

Rochester Police continue to investigate an incident where a man was shot and killed by officers early Wednesday morning near the Open Door Mission,...
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Wed, 03/10/2021 - 12:39pm
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Wrongful death suit filed on behalf of Daniel Prude's children

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Attorneys for the five children of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after being restrained by police during a mental health...
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Mon, 03/08/2021 - 8:22am
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