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Funeral hours for fallen RPD officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz announced by the City Of Rochester. Services will be held July 31st from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Keenan Funeral Home located on 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road in Fairport and August 1st at noon at the Blue Cross Arena. https://www.rochesterfirst.com/rochester/funeral-service-calling-hours-set-for-fallen-rochester-officer-mazurkiewicz/

Larry Knox was appointed the new board chair for the Rochester Police Accountability Board. The board voted unanimously to put Larry Knox in position as board chair. The PAB board also appointed Arlene Brown as vice chair and will be taking Danielle Tucker’s place as vice chair. Click Here To Read More. Source: WHEC-TV

The Rochester police department is doing something a little different; they launched a deck of cards called Cold Case Cards. The deck contains 52 cards that highlight 52 cold cases in Rochester. This is the 1st installment of the deck of cards, Rochester has over 500 cold cases so I’m sure others cases will be highlighted. […]

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June 7, 2022

The Rochester police department is requesting new body cameras because the ones that are being used now are outdated. RPD has been using body cameras since 2016 and is now asking Rochester City Council to approve a budget to replace the old ones. The cost of the cameras will be around $3.5 million dollars over […]

New York State Police are investigating  The death of a 911 dispatcher and a RPD Sargent. The two are identified as Janet S. Jordan, and Melvin A. Williams. New York State Police said the incident happened just before 8am Monday morning when police were call to a home on Wetmore park and Lyell Avenue where […]

With all the violence that’s going on in our community Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced a new order that will allow RPD to shut down a business that had any violent events that happened within the last 30 days like shootings and if the business has too many nuisance points. Last Friday the city of Rochester […]

The RCSD  Board of education voted to authorize having Rochester police officers at some of the schools after the spike in violence this school year. This would be for a 30 day interim period and then be evaluated after. RPD will be outside on school grounds during arrival and dismissal times. 4 unions that represent […]

Tuesday RPD released the body cameras that were worn by the police officers involved in a deadly shooting with a robbery suspect that happened at a Family Dollar store. The incident happened on October 6 around 9:30 p.m. The robbery suspect was identified as 24 year old Simran S. Gordon died as a result from […]

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September 7, 2021

The Rochester Police Department will be implementing its new policies regarding the use of force on children and adults. Some of the techniques that are now banned from use by RPD are chokeholds, firing warning shots, and neck restraints. The policy changes come after the death of Daniel Prude and the incident where a 9-year-old […]

US Attorney for for Western, New York Kennedy Jr and RPD police chief Cynthia Harriet-Sullivan will meet Wednesday to talk about the teamwork efforts between federal law enforcement and local law enforcement about the violence in the city of Rochester. US Attorney James Kennedy is also meeting with ATF, DEA, and FBI to finalize a […]

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