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Rochester police reform survey raises concerns over bias

The City of Rochester unveiled a survey on police reform Monday, but some residents argue that the way that questions are worded is problematic. City...
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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 12:52pm
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Police Accountability Board has its first executive director

The Police Accountability Board in Rochester has its first executive director. The board has hired Conor Dwyer Reynolds after a search that attracted...
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Sat, 10/17/2020 - 3:53pm
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Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan takes over as interim chief of the RPD

The new interim chief of the Rochester Police Department was sworn in at City Hall on Wednesday. Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan becomes the first woman to...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 6:28am
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Protests end with arrest at the PSB

Organizers with the activist group Free The People Roc are responding to events that happened Tuesday involving arrests after protests including one at...
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Wed, 10/14/2020 - 9:02am
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RPD officials to review use of force used in recent weapons arrest

Rochester Police have released body-worn camera video of an arrest of a 21-year-old man that occurred last Friday and said its Professional Standards...
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Mon, 10/12/2020 - 1:33am
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Officers' lawyers raise questions about Daniel Prude’s cause of death

Attorneys for the seven Rochester Police officers involved in the Daniel Prude case said Thursday that all standard operating procedures were followed,...
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Fri, 10/02/2020 - 3:40am
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Police union leader questions new RPD chief's independence from City Hall

The president of the union representing Rochester police officers on Monday offered tepid praise for the selection of Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan as the...
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Mon, 09/28/2020 - 12:03pm
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RPD racks up $1.4 million in OT covering Daniel Prude protests

The Rochester Police Department racked up nearly $1.4 million in overtime hours preparing for and responding to demonstrations related to the city’s...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 6:26am
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Council attorney investigating Prude death asks: ‘Was there a coverup?'

Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott has begun to issue the first round of subpoenas for an investigation, initiated by Council, into the...
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Fri, 09/18/2020 - 3:26pm
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Police Accountability Board members call on mayor, Council to work with them on Daniel Prude case

Members of the Police Accountability Board on Tuesday called on city officials to include them in ongoing investigations following the death of Daniel...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:21am
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