- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—Rochester’s police and fire departments will request 20 added positions next year, plus money for a new police precinct and property for a sixth fire station.

Staff shortages have led to more police officers being injured on the job, said Police Chief Roger Peterson. Intelligence-led policing has driven down serious crime, but only a combination of improved policy and added numbers would truly benefit the department, Peterson explained.

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