Departmental Documents

Use of Force

In the four-year period between 2012 and 2015, the Rochester Police Department reported having filed 3,248 “Subject Resistance Reports,” equivalent to one report per officer annually. Of those against whom force was used, 15% (501 people) sustained injuries, one of which was fatal. People of color accounted for 69% of those against whom force was used, compared with 68% of individuals who were arrested during this same time period.

The policy documents we received from the department are linked below.

Additional Department Policies

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