Gun Violence State of Emergency Proclamation


Local State of Emergency

 Mayor Malik D. Evans declared a Gun Violence State of Emergency in the City of Rochester in response to a surge in shootings and deadly shootings. 

 Pursuant to N.Y. State Executive Law Section 24 (1) and (2) the Mayor of Rochester has issued a Proclamation of a Local State of Emergency, due to a gun violence emergency.  

 The Proclamation gives the Mayor broad powers to protect life and property and to bring the emergency under control.  

 Read the Proclamation here>>