Cynthia Herriott

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Interim Rochester Police Chief Cynthia Herriott said Tuesday, that she wants to add a historical perspective to its training programs in order to connect with the community. 

During one leg of its marathon review of the city department budgets, Rochester City Council peppered Herriott, flanked by much of her command staff, with questions about her plans for the $90.8 million Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren wants to allocate for police.

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Rochester Police announced a series of appointments to its command staff Thursday, including a new deputy executive chief.

Andre Anderson will join the department as second-in-command behind new interim Chief Cynthia Herriott.