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Mayor to unveil new patrol model

Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren and the Rochester Police Department will host a community meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Thomas P. Ryan Community Center to discuss the department’s new five-section patrol model and give residents an opportunity to meet the new section captains.

The Goodman Section meeting is part of a series of community meetings that will be held in each new patrol section. The first meeting, scheduled to be held Nov. 12 in the Clinton Section, was cancelled due to a police emergency. A new meeting will be scheduled.

The remaining meeting schedule is as follows (all meetings will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m.):

  • Lake Section: Thursday, Dec.  4, Aquinas Institute School Cafeteria, 1127 Dewey Ave.
  • Central Section: Wednesday, Dec. 17, Public Safety Building Auditorium, 185 Exchange Blvd.
  • Genesee Section: Thursday, Dec. 18, Staybridge Hotel Castletown Room, 1000 Genesee St.

The new captains and their sections are:

  • Capt. Wilson Johnson, Clinton Section, has 32 years of service, currently assigned as a patrol captain in the East Division.
  • Capt. Lloyd Cuyler, Goodman Section, 27 years of service, assigned as a patrol captain in the East Division.
  • Capt. Raymond Dearcop, Lake Section, 20 years of service, assigned as a patrol captain in the West Division.
  • Capt. Peter Leach, Central Section, 30 years of service, assigned as the Downtown Detail captain.
  • Capt. Tony McMullen, Genesee Section, 19 years of service, assigned as acting commander for the West Division.

The RPD is scheduled to implement its new five-section patrol model in March, replacing the two-division model in place since 2004.

Visit to learn more about the plan and follow its progress.

One comment

  1. mark edward marchiafava

    will this new model include arresting females, in their yard, in their JAMMIES, for simply videoing the cops?
    What about parking tickets for parking more than 12″ from the curb, measured with pink rulers? Will THAT be part of the new model?