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(Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009) – Rochester Police Officers are among the most courageous men and women imaginable and this despicable act of violence and cowardice underscores why this is so true. These two officers came within inches of losing their lives in the act of doing what police officers are asked to do every day – responding to a call for help, rushing toward a violent situation from which most people would, and should, go the other way.
One of the most important steps in becoming a Rochester Police Officer is transitioning from your academy experience and applying the knowledge learned to “the road.” After successful completion of the police academy you will be assigned to an experienced
(Tuesday, May 11, 2010) – A New York State Arbitrator has ruled that assigning on-duty police officers to cover events at the Blue Cross Arena and Frontier Field violates the police contract. The ruling mandates the City pay overtime for police to cover events at those two venues.
(Wednesday, February 5, 2009) - I have been asked to respond to Locust Club President Michael Mazzeo’s call for an increase in the number of police sections from two to seven in an effort to make a “community policing” plan easier.
The Rochester Police Department’s Professional Standards Section presents its Annual Report.