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RPD officer fires gun in stolen car incident; no one hit by the gunfire

Rochester Police say one of their officers fired his gun after an incident involving a stolen vehicle early Sunday morning. It happened around 4:40 a.m....
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Sun, 02/28/2021 - 11:08am
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Area officials and lawmakers react to the Prude grand jury decision

A number of area officials and legislators are reacting to the decision by a grand jury not to indict RPD officers in connection with the death of...
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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 2:06pm
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RPD announces 1 officer suspended, 3 on leave after pepper-spraying of 9-year-old girl

Rochester Police have named four officers who they say were involved in the Jan. 29 incident on Harris St. where a 9-year-old girl was handcuffed and...
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Sat, 02/13/2021 - 4:55am
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Rochester community shows love through valentines for girl pepper-sprayed by RPD

Phyllis Siembor and her 15-year-old goddaughter stopped by a candy shop this week with two red envelopes -- and a purpose. The envelopes contained...
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Fri, 02/12/2021 - 8:59am
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City makes Rochester police officer disciplinary files public

The city of Rochester on Thursday released disciplinary files for 118 police officers who have been reprimanded on the job -- a records dump that has...
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Thu, 02/11/2021 - 7:53pm
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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: Evaluating policing procedures that involve minors

Leaders across the community are responding to Rochester Police Department officers handcuffing and pepper spraying a nine-year-old girl on Friday. The...
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Wed, 02/03/2021 - 9:57am
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Mother of 9-year-old handcuffed and pepper-sprayed speaks out

A Rochester woman is speaking out about an incident that has garnered worldwide attention, when her 9-year-old daughter was handcuffed and pepper...
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Wed, 02/03/2021 - 5:43am
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Protesters march in Rochester after 9-year-old is pepper-sprayed

More than 150 people rallied and marched Monday evening along Clinton Ave. in Rochester, gathering in front of a police substation. They were there to...
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Tue, 02/02/2021 - 4:52am
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City suspends police officers involved in pepper-spraying 9-year-old girl

The Rochester police officers involved in using pepper spray on a 9-year-old girl last week have been suspended with pay effective immediately, the city...
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Mon, 02/01/2021 - 8:39pm
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