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RPD officer stabbed and suspect shot by police; injuries non-life threatening

Rochester Police say one of their officers was stabbed in the face on Sunday and that officer shot at the suspect, hitting him at least once. Officials...
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 10:28am
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Monroe County's top cops shun 'annoyance law'

A trio of Monroe County's most visible law enforcement officers -- the county sheriff, Rochester's police chief, and the city's police union president -...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:17pm
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Officer Denny Wright gets a hero's send-off from hospital

Scores of law enforcement officers gathered Friday morning in the parking lot outside the Golisano Neurology Rehabilitation Center at Unity Hospital in...
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Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:20am
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Family accuses police of misconduct after incident involving 13-year-old

A video of alleged police misconduct in Rochester has thousands of views on Facebook -- and even the mayor has commented on it. “What is going on here,”...
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Wed, 10/02/2019 - 2:18pm
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RPD fires officer who was convicted of assault

The Rochester Police Officer recently convicted of misdemeanor assault has been fired. The RPD put out a statement Wednesday saying that as a result of...
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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:32am
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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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Rochester City Council to consider amendments to Police Accountability Board legislation

Rochester City Council is considering amendments to the proposed legislation for a Police Accountability Board. One of the changes to earlier...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 1:32pm
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Mayor Warren to announce Rochester's next police chief on Tuesday

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren will announce her choice for police chief on Tuesday morning. But it will not be the man who is now Interim Police Chief,...
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Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:26pm
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Man awarded $1 in lawsuit against Rochester Police Department

A jury has awarded $1 to a man who accused Rochester police officers of using excessive force during his arrest. It started six years ago when Benny...
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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 3:16pm
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Rift remains between Council, RPD union over police accountability board

Members of the Rochester community are weighing in on a proposal for a Police Accountability Board drafted by City Council. It’s one of two proposals...
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Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:19pm
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