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Rochester police announce 2-day mandatory training program for officers

The Rochester Police Department announced a new training program for officers on Wednesday. The mandatory two-day program will take place in May. It’s...
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Wed, 04/28/2021 - 1:24pm
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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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One year after Daniel Prude’s death, has mental health care for people of color changed?

It's been a year since Daniel Prude died after Rochester police officers restrained him during a mental health arrest. He had been rendered brain-dead...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 7:53am
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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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Connections: The Gates Police Department on responding to calls that involve mental health issues

We sit down with Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode and Officer Mike Furia. Officer Furia was recently praised for his interaction with a man who...
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Wed, 03/24/2021 - 10:54am
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Connections: Members of the Rochester Police Accountability Board discuss recent policing incidents

We sit down with members of the Rochester Police Accountability Board to discuss a number of recent events that have placed Rochester back in the...
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Tue, 03/09/2021 - 9:40am
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RPD officers pepper-sprayed woman with young child on Portland Avenue

Rochester Police released body camera footage Friday of a woman who was pepper-sprayed by officers on Portland Avenue last month while she was with her...
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Fri, 03/05/2021 - 12:06pm
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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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