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Rochester officials announce plan to improve police-community relations

Rochester officials on Tuesday announced efforts to strengthen the relationship between the Rochester Police Department and city residents, including plans to strengthen the existing Civilian Review Board. The announcement was made at a news conference at City Hall with Mayor ...

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RPD creates new community relations position

Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren and Chief Michael Ciminelli on Wednesday announced that Deputy Chief Wayne Harris has been named to the new position of deputy chief of community relations in the Rochester Police Department. The new position is part ...

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Rochester man files police brutality suit

A Rochester man has filed a lawsuit against the City of Rochester, the Rochester Police Department and police officers, claiming officers assaulted him in June 2015. Phillip D. Taylor, 26, is seeking at least $750,000 for claims that he was ...

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Woman arrested for protesting at memorial dedication for slain officer files suit

A Rochester woman has filed a civil rights suit against the city of Rochester, Police Chief Michael Ciminelli, and several Rochester police officers for being arrested while protesting at a memorial dedication for a police officer killed in the line ...

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Defendant sues city of Rochester for $20 million in overturned drug case

A man whose drug conviction was vacated because of an illegal search of his underwear has filed a $20 million federal lawsuit against the city of Rochester and police officers. In a Dec. 23, 2015, decision, the Appellate Division of ...

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RPD changing structure and culture

The new Rochester neighborhood-based community policing patrol model, in the works for more than a year, is now in operation. The first shift under a five-section plan, replacing a two-section East-West model, got started at 10 p.m. Sunday. The second ...

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RPD meeting on new patrol model

The Rochester Police Department will host a community meeting in the Clinton Section next week to discuss its new five-section patrol model and give residents an opportunity to meet the new section captains. The meeting will be from 6 to ...

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RPD hosting community meetings on new patrol model

The Rochester Police Department will conduct two community meetings in the Central and Genesee Patrol Sections this week to discuss the department’s new five-section patrol model and give residents an opportunity to meet the new section captains. The meetings are ...

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Meetings on new RPD model continue

Community input meetings to discuss the proposed new five-section policing model and ways the Rochester Police Department can create stronger relationships within the community continue from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today at Staybridge Suites, 1000 Genesee St. Meetings also are ...

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