POLICE MISCONDUCT DATA
Between January 2012 and October 2015, the Rochester Police Department reported receiving 291 complaints (two-thirds of which were filed by civilians) resulting in a total of 985 allegations. This equates to an average of one complaint per nine officers annually.
Excluding complaints filed in 2015 (of which a large number were still being investigated upon receipt of the data), 11% of allegations were sustained. All of the 97 allegations that were sustained resulted in disciplinary action, the most common of which was issuance of a memorandum.
Additional Department Policies and Data:
- Department Diversity
- Enforcement of Low-level Offenses
- Equitable Policing
- Stops, Field Interviews, Search and Seizure
- Surveillance Technology
- Use of Force