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Retired police captain and the first African-American to serve on the Rochester Police Force Charles Price has passed away. Charles Price join RPD back in 1947 and became the first black man to serve as a police officer in the city of Rochester. Charles Price work as a detective and Captain for RPD and retired […]

Just a quick heads up about the extra RPD patrols in the City of Rochester starting this weekend. If you didn’t already know the Rochester Police Department will be on foot and on bikes in certain city neighborhoods. The areas the RPD will target are the neighborhoods that have higher incidents of crime. They will […]

Just a quick heads up on some possible changes coming to our area regarding illegal dirt bikes. Keeping you informed is what we do here at WDKX. The recent accidents involving illegal dirt bikes causing two deaths one a 9-year-old boy will prompt some changes. New York State as a whole is cracking down on […]

Yesterday, activists organized by Free the People ROC attended a rally to commemorate the one year mark since Daniel Prude encountered the Rochester Police department, which led to his death one week later. They encouraged others in Rochester to call out of work and school to demand justice for Prude, calling March 23rd “Daniel’s Day” […]

According to a statement by Rochester Police Department, 1 person is now in custody after after a bomb threat was made at City Hall. Officials at City Hall are saying that the bomb threat was made around 12:30 pm on Wednesday. The building was evacuated and inspected – no explosive devices were found. No details […]

A big announcement today from the Rochester Police Department. The RPD is banning its officers from using chokeholds unless there is an extreme circumstance. The situations considered extreme would be where “deadly physical force is authorized”. Some of the other changes announced on Monday are updated guidances on the officers’ duty to use excessive force […]

A national activist group called The Arc of Justice convened in Rochester on Tuesday and demanded that the Rochester Police Department be investigated and watched by a federal civil rights monitor due to frequent allegations of excessive force. In the last month, two women have been pepper sprayed and a man brandishing a knife was […]

New York State Attorney General Leticia James announce Tuesday evening the Rochester police officers involved with the death of Daniel Prude will face no criminal charges. The announcement came after grand jury decided not to indict the police officers. Daniel Prude death was ruled a homicide the Medical Examiner last year. The Department Of Justice […]

In response to the Rochester Police officers who pepper sprayed a handcuffed nine year old girl, state legislatures are putting together a bill that would make it illegal to use chemical agents on minors by police officers. State Sen. Samra Brouk (D-55) and Assemblymember Demond Meeks (D-137) are taking point and say that the bill […]

A grand jury is now investigating whether or not Rochester police officers played a role in the homicide of Daniel Prude. One of the attorneys representing the officers, Matthew Rich gave a statement that said: “We understand that the grand jury process is underway and we have been in touch with the assistant attorneys general […]

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