Future of Policing

ABC6 Special Report: "The Weight of the Badge"

Over the past couple of years, conversations about police reform have echoed across the country.  Now departments across the state are struggling to hire and retain officers.  Some are struggling with worse....officer suicides.


Rochester Police Department welcomes eight new officers

When training began back in September, you could see the fire in the eyes of eight new recruits anxious to protect and serve. 


The Blue Perspective: Use of Force

Use of force is one of the most criticized tactics in police agencies around the world. 


Rochester PD opens up about policing in 2020

The world is looking at law enforcement in a different light, following the death of George Floyd. However, for many in the Black community, unjust, profiling and fear is the only thing they've ever known. 


RPD and ROTC go head-to-head in challenge
Mayo doctor who diagnosed first case of COVID-19 in Olmsted Co. talks future of pandemic
Over 300 individuals vaccinated at pilot clinic in Rochester
Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel