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Tag Archives: Rochester police

Lawsuit claims illegal entry

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A Rochester man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming city police illegally entered his apartment and retaliated after an internal police investigation concluded the police actions were improper. Lawyers for Edward Goolsby Jr. filed the complaint Monday in U.S. District ...

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NYCLU suing over police records

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The New York Civil Liberties Union in partnership with the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP filed an Article 78 proceeding against the Rochester Police Department for constructively denying the NYCLU’s requests for records related to police misconduct under ...

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Police sued for shooting dog

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A Rochester resident has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Rochester and two Rochester police officers for shooting her dog. The plaintiff, Marianne Anniszkiewicz, claims that officer Brian Cala and Sgt. Jennifer Trenton entered the fenced-in yard of ...

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Wanted man arrested by marshals and police

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U.S. Marshals and Rochester police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a Rochester police officer. Chezere Campbell, 30, is accused of injuring a police officer in an incident on Nov. 2 when two officers tried to arrest ...

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Activists want voice in use of body cams

Activists are pushing to have a voice in how police body cameras in Rochester are used. The Rev. Lewis Stewart tells the Democrat and Chronicle that the city might as well not use the body cameras if it doesn’t implement ...

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Longtime RPD officer honored

Two local college basketball players were victims of an armed robbery last year — they lost their sneakers. Rochester Police Capt. Wilson “Wil” Johnson, who has served with the department for 32 years in a variety of roles, and former ...

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Woman’s videotaped arrest being investigated

An officer struggling to subdue a woman at the scene of a family dispute acted properly when he hit her in the head and wrestled her to the ground, despite her repeatedly telling officers she was pregnant, the police chief ...

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