111 reports were filed with the agency in the first 30-days
Today, the Police Accountability Board marks one month since the agency opened its doors to the community to accept reports of police misconduct. In 30 days the PAB has accepted 111 reports from the people of Rochester. At this pace, the PAB is likely to reach roughly 500 total reports before the new year.
Between June 20th and July 19th:
- Case managers processed 111 reports.
- 25 claimed that interactions with an officer resulted in severe injury.
- 6 involved allegations of sexual assault.
- The majority of the reports involved general claims of misconduct.
The PAB will release a formal report on August 1st.
We encourage anyone who would like to file a report of alleged police misconduct to call the PAB hotline at 585-557-2494. You can also file a report via email at [email protected] or online at rocpab.org.
For more information about this press release, please contact PAB Deputy Chief of Public Information Vanessa J. Cheeks at [email protected].