Rochester Police Department - Transparency Database

Based on information we've gathered, we have found that the Rochester Police Department:

  • Generally was responsive to our public information requests.
  • Surreptitiously used “Stingrays,” military grade technology that mimics cell phone towers and allows police to spy on cell phones in the areas by sweeping up data on people’s locations and the numbers they call.

Learn more about the Rochester Police Department's policies and data by clicking the links below.

Departmental Policies and Data:

Department Diversity

Enforcement of Low-level Offenses

Equitable Policing

Police Misconduct

Stops, Field Interviews, Search and Seizure

Surveillance Technology

Use of Force


Documents received by March 2016.


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