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Connections: Discussing Rochester City Council's draft legislation for a police accountability board

Jan 30, 2019

Police accountability has been a subject of conversation in the Rochester community for several decades, with one of the main questions being, ‘should law enforcement have a role in deciding how police officers are disciplined?’

In recent weeks, City Hall and City Council have released proposals for police accountability boards. In our first of several upcoming conversations on this subject, we sit down with members of City Council, who discuss their draft legislation and their priorities. We also hear from members of the Police Accountability Board Alliance. In studio: