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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

(UPDATED) Witness: Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson Yelled at Black Man During Foot Chase; "I'm Going to Fuck You Up!"


Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson

Updated Tuesday May 5, 2015
By Davy V.

In what would be some of his last words, before dying after being shot during a foot chase, Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson yelled to a black man, "I'm going to fuck you up!"

That testimony came Wednesday in the trial of Thomas Johnson III, who is charged with aggravated murder in the shooting death of RPD officer Pierson.

Jamal Bollar, an innocent bystander who was shot in his left leg during the foot chase, testified that he had taken his dog outside to use the bathroom, when he saw Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson running after Johnson.

Bollar testified that he heard Johnson yell, You're going to have to catch me," to officer Pierson, and that Pierson yelled to Johnson, "I'm going to fuck you up!"

Just a few seconds after that, dark, grainy video surveillance footage captured from a nearby grocery store shows Rochester Police officer Daryl Pierson catching up to Johnson, as the two fall to the street.

It is at that point which prosecutors claim that Johnson intentionally shot officer Pierson.

But the video doesn't clearly show what exactly occurred on that dark corner of Hudson Avenue and Ernst Street.

In the video, which I have posted the link below, the chase is captured on several surveillance cameras of grocery stores and corner bar.

While the quality of the video is not bad, for your average surveillance camera footage, the part that captures the moment where Johnson allegedly shoots Pierson, is bad.

Too bad to make out exactly what happened.

Personally, I find it interesting that despite this being such a high profile case, one of the biggest cases in the history of the City of Rochester, NY and Monroe County, and the first time a Rochester Police officer has been shot and killed since 1959, it doesn't seem that Monroe County, NY District Attorney Sandra Doorley has made an effort to have the video footage enhanced.

In fact, something else I found interesting, and something which Defense Attorney James Hinman brought up in court is that the video which was played in court, and the video that the jury saw, which is the same video I've linked below, is an edited video.

What I mean is that the video is comprised of all the different surveillance camera videos which captured the foot chase, from the time Rochester Police officer Michael DiPaola turns his cruiser onto Ernst Street, and officer Daryl Pierson jumps out from the passenger side and begins to chase Thomas Johnson III, to the point where officer DiPaola shoots Johnson.

The Monroe County District Attorney's officer asked Greg Peck, a video analyst for the Rochester Police Department, to edit down specific footage from each surveillance camera, and condense all that footage onto one DVD.

My point?

Look, I'm usually not which to jump into some conspiracy theory, but there's a lot at stake here with this case.

Like what?

Well, first of all there's a black man accused of intentionally shooting and killing a white Rochester, NY cop.

The first Rochester, NY cop to be shot and killed in 55 years.

And they have to make an example out of this black man.

In fact, they are trying anything they can in order to make sure that they make an example out of him.

That was clear when Judge Thomas Moran, a former cop and prosecutor,who is married to an ex-cop, refused to recuse himself from the case.

Then there's Sandra Doorley, the Monroe County District Attorney, a democrat, who just recently switched party lines and will now be a republican in the upcoming elections.

So is it conspiracy?

What I do know is that pretty much as I predicted, it's turning out to look like a legal lynching.

The ex-cop, turned prosecutor, turned judge.

The fact that he refused to recuse himself.

A black man on trial.

For allegedly intentionally shooting a white police officer.

A poor quality video and the fact that it has become pretty clear in the trial already that despite this case being one of the biggest in Rochester, NY and Monroe County history, it has become pretty clear in the trial already that Monroe County Distruct Attornery Sandra Doorley made no effort to enhance the video.

I mean a cop was shot and killed, and yet no effort is made on the part of prosecutors to present the best quality video possible to a jury who will decide a man's fate?

Why?

And as far as Rochester, NY Police officer yelling at a black man, "I'm going to fuck you up" ?

DOES NOT SURPRISE ME ONE BIT.

That's exactly how Rochester, NY Police officers, especially white officers, treat minorities.

Think about it.

I called the Rochester, NY Police Tactical Unit out for their brutality of minorities, especially African-Americans, more than 6 monts before an innocent bystander who was shot during the foot chase testifies that a white cop, Daryl Pierson yelled to a black suspect, "I'm going to fuck you up!"

Like I wrote in my September 7, 2014 piece, "Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson is No Hero" more than 6 months ago, I know just how the Rochester, NY Police Department gets down.

I know how dirty and corrupt the Rochester, NY Police Department is.

I know just how corrupt the Rochester, NY Police Tactical Unit is.

The RPD's Tactical Unit is notorious for shaking down drug dealers, and taking drugs and money from suspects, and often keeping the drugs and the money, splitting them among themselves,
Rochester, NY Police Tactical Unit officers are known for their routine shake downs and extortion of known drug dealers.
RPD Tactical Unit cops will often threaten to arrest and charge drug dealers if they don't pay officers 'rent'.
TheIr message to drug dealers?
If you deal drugs on Rochester streets, you better pay your rent to select RPD cops, or they will shut you down.


ROCHESTER, NY POLICE OFFICER DARYL PIERSON ACTED UNLAWFULLY

The chain of events which led to Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson being shot and killed, were initiated by his fellow brother on blue, Rochester, NY Officer Mark Rohr.
On September 3, 2014 Rochester, NY Police officer Mark Rohr saw Anson Clark, a black man driving on Rochester's east side, with a black passenger in the front.
In court, RPD officer Rohr testified that he thought it was suspicious that Rohr was on the east side, when he is from the west side.
Officer Rohr testified that he knew Clark, and that he had previously stopped him and found out that Clarke was driving with a suspended license.
But not on September 3, 2014.
On September 3, 2014, Rochester Police officer Mark Rohr saw a black man on Rochester's east side, and thought that was suspicious.
Because after all, this is America, a supposedly "Free Country" where citizens are supposedly "free" to travel where they want, certainly from the west side of a city to its east side.
Right?
Well apparently not as far as Rochester, NY Police officer Rohr is concerned.
So officer Rohr told his partner to turn around.
What Rochester, NY Police officer Rohr does next will lead to a rapid chain of events where Rochester Police officer Daryl Pierson dies.
Officer Rohr calls for back up.
Backup for what is in essence a completely unjustified, illegal racial profiling stop of a black man for driving on Rochester's east side.
So who does officer Rohr call for back up?
None other than Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson, amd Michael DiPaola, who are riding together. 
Backuo.
All because he thought a black man driving on a different part of the City of Rochester than the side he lives on, was suspicious.
And officer Rohr just had to find out why this black man was on the east side.
Oh but wait.
Officer Rohr knew he needed a "legal" reason to stop Mr. Clark.
So officer Rohr claims that Mr. Clark committed a traffic violation when approaching an intersection.
Officer Rohr and his partner followed the white Pontiac G6 driven by Mr. Clarke.
At one point the passenger, which is Thomas Johnson III, jumps out of the vehicle.
So officer Pierson and DiPaola who were responding as backup, backup for an illegal, unconstitutional traffic stop, decide that they must now find that black man who got out of the car.
They didn't know Thomas Johnson III, who was on parole.
But that's irrelevant.
Again, they didn't know that.
They knew absolutely NOTHING about Thomas Johnson III.
All they knew was that their fellow officer, Rohr, thought a black man driving on Rochester's east side was suspicious, and that there was a black passenger in the car, and that black passenger got out of the vehicle.
And now Rochester Police officer Daryl Pierson and his partner Michael DiPaola had to find that black man.
That black man who had not committed any crime by getting out, or jumping out of a car.
And Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson and his partner eventually found that black man.
Thomas Johnson.p III.
Walking.
But sadly, neither officer Pierson, nor his partner stop to think that their own partner RPD officer Rohr, has set in motion a chain of events which will end officer Pierson's life in a few minutes.
In order for the jury to legally find Thomas Johnson guilty of aggravated murder of officer Pierson, they have to decide that officer Pierson was acting under the color of law.
That he was acting according to the law.
But he wasn't.
You see, none of it was legal.
Not the original stop by officer Rohr.
And not the chasing of Thomas Johnson III, by officer Pierson, which came as a result of the initial stop.
An unlawful stop.
This is not the first time that overzealous Rochester, NY Police officers have created completely unnecessary situations which have resulted in one of their fellow brothers being shot.
Coming up, I will highlight an incident in which a Rochester, NY Police officer was shot as a result of his fellow brother in blue also creating a completely unnecessary situation.
Ironically, that incident took place just a couple of blocks away from where Rochester, NY Police officer Daryl Pierson was fatally shot.

ROCHESTER, NY POLICE OFFICERS HAVE A HISTORY OF HAVING BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS, NOT JUST INNOCENT CITIZENS' BLOOD, THEIR OWN BLOOD!

On January 31, 2009, Rochester, NY Police officer physically assaulted a 14-year old boy.
By his actions, assaulting a child, Rochester, NY Police officer Kevin Mack created a completely unnecessary situation, one which would leave an innocent Rochester Police officer fighting for his life.
Below, I've included my original piece from April 5, 2013, titled "The Rochester, NY Police Department Just Doesn't Get It"

By Davy V.

Rochester, NY Police officer

Anthony DiPonzio


Like I have been saying for years, when it comes to Rochester, NY's mainstream, corporate-run news media, they will do whatever it takes in order to protect the Rochester, NY Police department.


One such example came with the shooting of Rochester, NY Police officer Anthony DiPonzio by 14-year old Tyquan Rivera on January 31, 2009.


Let me be clear here.


In no way, shape or form do I condone the shooting of any police officer!


I just think that since the mainstream news media did a great job at not telling the whole story, that led to a young kid from a broken home, to run in his house and grab a rifle, then shoot an innocent Rochester Police officer in the back of the head, then it's only fair that people know the real story.


So here's what Rochester's lamestream media never told you.


On that cold January day in 2009, Rochester Police officer Kevin Mack drove onto Dayton St., off Hudson Ave., on Rochester's east side, stopped his cruiser, got out, and assaulted a 14-year old child named Tyquan Rivera.

Tyquan Rivera


Mack then threw Rivera in a snowbank, then picked him up off the ground by his collar.


Officer Mack then walked Rivera back to his home, all the while ridiculing him, as Tyquan's friends looked on.


What could have been a positive interaction with this young man, officer Mack instead chose to make it an antagonistic one.


One which ended up in this young man running in his home, grabbing a rifle, and shooting Rochester Police officer Anthony DiPonzio in the back of the head.


DiPonzio, a rookie officer at the time, was completely innocent.


He had just arrived on the scene, and had nothing to do with Mack's rogue actions and treatment of Rivera, minutes earlier.


As the saying goes, DiPonzio was simply at the wrong place, at the wrong time.


Of course, Rochester's news media, and City officials, never reported the complete story.


The story of how RPD officer Kevin Mack's rogue, thug-like actions almost cost an innocent officer his life.


His fellow officer.


The story of how many times, instead de-escalating matters, R.P.D. officers instead create, and then escalate completely unnecessary situations.


Whenever I see a Rochester, NY Police officer, I make it a point to tell them this:


"Try to make every encounter you have with a young person, a positive one. You never know how, the way you treat that young person will change his, or her life."


Like it changed mine, many years ago, when Rochester, NY Police officer Randall "Rambo" Benjamin and Mark Mariano illegally broke into our home, with no warrant, and terrorized my family with guns pointed at us.


And unfortunately, like it changed an innocent Rochester, NY Police officer's, who had done nothing wrong, and simply walked in at then of a completely unnecessary situation, basically police brutality, that his fellow officer, Kevin Mack had created by assaulting a minor.


The Rochester, NY Police department has no idea the tensions that exist in the community.


Tension between the youth and them.


The R.P.D. just doesn't get it.



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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Former Irondequoit, NY Cop and Ex-Con Chad Rahn Back Behind Bars


EX-CON: Former Irondequoit, NY Cop Chad Rahn


By Davy V.

Chad Rahn, the former Irondequoit, NY cop turned ex-con after being convicted of giving confidential information to a drug dealer, which resulted in the drug dealer seriously beating a man who called police to report him, has been arrested again.

Chad Rahn, who was released from prison in 2012, was arrested by Greece, NY Police on burglary and grand larceny charges which occurred on April 9th.

He is being held on $7,500 cash bail, or $15,000 bond.

If the name Rahn sounds familiar, it should.

Chad Rahn's father, Merritt Rahn, is a former Rochester, NY Police officer and Greece, NY Police Chief who was convicted of attempting to cover-up Greece, NY Police Sgt, Nick Joseph's hit and run in 2008 which seriously injured a young pregnant mother, rupturing her placenta, and forcing her to deliver her baby prematurely via an emergency C-section.

Nick Joseph was high on cocaine and alcohol when he crashed into Alexis Sharpe's car on Interstate 390 North, in Greece, NY.

Merritt Rahn also lied about a background check when he hired Gary Pignato, also an ex-Rochester, NY Police cop who was fired amd eventually landed a job under Rahn, in the Greece, NY Police Department.

Pignato was also convicted on charges that he coerced women into having sex with him or face being charged with crimes which included violation of their probation.


Click the link below to read my full piece on the Greece, NY Police scandal which resulted in the convictions of Nick Joseph, Gary Pignato, and Merritt Rahn.






EX-CON: Former Greece, NY Police Chief Merritt Rahn



EX-CON: Forner Greece, NY Cop Nick Joseph



EX-CON: Forner Greece, NY Cop Gary Pignato


PLEASE SUPPORT MY FILM "A PROMISE TO MY DAD"


That's me on the right with my dad Mario Vara, and Judge Provenzano
when my dad became a U.S. citizen.


For the past 20 years my work has centered around exposing police misconduct and corruption.

Most recently, I exposed an Irondequoit, NY Police Detective, Jim Frascati, for posting disturbing racist posts on social media against African-Americans and Mexicans.

As a result of my exposing Detective Frascati right here on this blog, he was fired, and a 911 Deputy Director was suspended without pay after he also posted racist comments on Detective Frascati's original post.

As an activist, my goal is to put a spotlight on incidents which mainstream news media often ignores.

So why do I do this, you may ask?

Well, my story begins as the son of a Cuban immigrant, who left his homeland in search of a better life for his family.

And it's that story, my Dad's story, which I want to tell through my film, "A Promise to My Dad."

But I can't do it alone.

I need your help.

'A Promise To My Dad' is a documentary film about a promise I made to my father at his wake, after my father committed suicide.

The short film explores the life of my dad, Mario Vara  as he leaves Cuba with my mom and older brother in 1968, in search of freedom and a better life for our family.

After moving the family to Rochester, NY, my father realizes that despite the promises of freedom and liberty that a life in America can bring, the harsh reality is that there are many injustices as well.

In fact, my dad would soon face very similar 'police state' tactics, as the ones he escaped his homeland for in the first place.

"A Promise to My Dad" highlights an incident in the 1980's, when Rochester Police officers Mark Mariano and Randall Benjamin kicked down the family's door, illegally entering our home, terrorizing me and my family at gunpoint.

As a result of that incident, my dad becomes outspoken against police abuse and misconduct.

Unlike many Americans who take their rights for granted, my dad took a stand to denounce law enforcement violating U.S. citizen's civil rights.

Having lived a communist dictatorship, my dad knew all too well what it was like to live in a totalitarian police state, where simply expressing one's dislike for Castro and his government could land you in prison.

My dad was passionate in his denouncement of rogue cops abusing and violating citizen's civil rights in the U.S.

As a teen, I would tag  along with my dad accompanying him to community meetings, rallies, and marches where he, along with other citizens demanded accountability from those whose job is to serve and protect, as well as the elected officials whose job it is to keep them in check.

'A Promise To My Dad' features me telling my dad's story, including talking about my father's depression and how it led to him committing suicide in 1993, after the Rochester, NY Police Department targeted my father through a series of selective harassment and intimidation tactics. 

'A Promise to My Dad' follows me as I struggle to keep the promise I made to my dad, to continue his work against police misconduct and corruption, while at the same time trying to find my own identity as a young man, then as a father myself.

Throughout the film I will talk about my own struggles with depression, my father's suicide, and the effects that my work has brought to me and my family, including my children being stalked and receiving death threats.

One example of this came in August of 2014, when an ex-con who is known to work with Rochester Police as a paid confidential informant (C.I.) was captured on a store's surveillance video threatening to murder, and decapitate my 5-year old daughter.

Despite the video clearly showing the individual threatening to kill and decapitate an innocent child, Rochester Police and the Monroe County, NY District Attorney's office, including D.A. Sandra Doorley, refused to charge the individual.

Please support my film "A Promise to My Dad" by making a donation.


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Monday, April 27, 2015

Rochester, NY Police Officer Tries to Intimidate Young Woman From Video Recording by Blaring Loud Siren at Her


Rochester, NY Police officer sits in his cruiser, while blaring loud siren at young woman video recording.


By Davy V.

A disturbing video taken by a young law student exercising her right to record, a right protected under the first amendment, shows how far the Rochester, NY Police Department will go in order to violate citizen's constitutional rights.

On Wednesday April 15th, the young woman, who goes by the Facebook name Justice Hilll, and out of fear of retaliation by Rochester Police has asked me not to publish her real name, was heading to the Rochester Public library branch located at 310 Arnett Blvd. on Rochester's west side around 6:30 p.m.

When she got to the library, she realized it had closed just minutes earlier.

That's when the young woman saw two Rochester, NY Police cruisers following a group of youths who were walking on the sidewalk across the street.

"They were yelling at the youths and telling them that if they didn't leave, they were going to arrest them," the young woman told me via a telephone interview late Monday night.

She told me that's when one of the RPD officers handcuffed one of the youths and put him in the back of his cruiser.

"That's when I started recording," said the young woman.

"I mean the youths didn't appear to be doing anything wrong, they were just walking," she said.

But here's where the story stops having anything to do about the youths, and becomes about a Rochester, NY Police officer violating a citizen's right to record.

After one of the Rochester Police officers begins to video record the young woman from across the street, the second RPD officer, driving cruiser number 261, drives over to the Arnett Library's public parking lot, drives up on the young woman and turns on his high decibel siren/alarm, in an attempt to intimidate the young woman, and get jet to stop recording.

"I couldn't believe what the officer was doing, I mean that's coercion," the young woman told me.

In the video the RPD officer can be seen just sitting in hs cruiser while he blares the loud siren, but the young woman holds her ground, exercising her first amendment right to record.

I asked her why she took so long to post the video.

"I didn't think that anyone would really care," she said.


I will be updating this piece.



Rochester, NY Police officer stares young woman down as he blares loud siren at her.



Click link below to watch video..





PLEASE SUPPORT MY FILM "A PROMISE TO MY DAD"


That's me on the right with my dad Mario Vara, and Judge Provenzano
when my dad became a U.S. citizen.


For the past 20 years my work has centered around exposing police misconduct and corruption.

Most recently, I exposed an Irondequoit, NY Police Detective, Jim Frascati, for posting disturbing racist posts on social media against African-Americans and Mexicans.

As a result of my exposing Detective Frascati right here on this blog, he was fired, and a 911 Deputy Director was suspended without pay after he also posted racist comments on Detective Frascati's original post.

As an activist, my goal is to put a spotlight on incidents which mainstream news media often ignores.

So why do I do this, you may ask?

Well, my story begins as the son of a Cuban immigrant, who left his homeland in search of a better life for his family.

And it's that story, my Dad's story, which I want to tell through my film, "A Promise to My Dad."

But I can't do it alone.

I need your help.

'A Promise To My Dad' is a documentary film about a promise I made to my father at his wake, after my father committed suicide.

The short film explores the life of my dad, Mario Vara  as he leaves Cuba with my mom and older brother in 1968, in search of freedom and a better life for our family.

After moving the family to Rochester, NY, my father realizes that despite the promises of freedom and liberty that a life in America can bring, the harsh reality is that there are many injustices as well.

In fact, my dad would soon face very similar 'police state' tactics, as the ones he escaped his homeland for in the first place.

"A Promise to My Dad" highlights an incident in the 1980's, when Rochester Police officers Mark Mariano and Randall Benjamin kicked down the family's door, illegally entering our home, terrorizing me and my family at gunpoint.

As a result of that incident, my dad becomes outspoken against police abuse and misconduct.

Unlike many Americans who take their rights for granted, my dad took a stand to denounce law enforcement violating U.S. citizen's civil rights.

Having lived a communist dictatorship, my dad knew all too well what it was like to live in a totalitarian police state, where simply expressing one's dislike for Castro and his government could land you in prison.

My dad was passionate in his denouncement of rogue cops abusing and violating citizen's civil rights in the U.S.

As a teen, I would tag  along with my dad accompanying him to community meetings, rallies, and marches where he, along with other citizens demanded accountability from those whose job is to serve and protect, as well as the elected officials whose job it is to keep them in check.

'A Promise To My Dad' features me telling my dad's story, including talking about my father's depression and how it led to him committing suicide in 1993, after the Rochester, NY Police Department targeted my father through a series of selective harassment and intimidation tactics. 

'A Promise to My Dad' follows me as I struggle to keep the promise I made to my dad, to continue his work against police misconduct and corruption, while at the same time trying to find my own identity as a young man, then as a father myself.

Throughout the film I will talk about my own struggles with depression, my father's suicide, and the effects that my work has brought to me and my family, including my children being stalked and receiving death threats.

One example of this came in August of 2014, when an ex-con who is known to work with Rochester Police as a paid confidential informant (C.I.) was captured on a store's surveillance video threatening to murder, and decapitate my 5-year old daughter.

Despite the video clearly showing the individual threatening to kill and decapitate an innocent child, Rochester Police and the Monroe County, NY District Attorney's office, including D.A. Sandra Doorley, refused to charge the individual.

Please support my film "A Promise to My Dad" by making a donation.


Making a donation is easy.

Just click on the link below which will take you to my blog.

Once there, click on the 'Donate' icon located at the top right of the page and follow the easy steps.

All donations are secure through PayPal.

Any donation over $35.00 receives a free 'A Promise to My Dad' t-shirt.

Just be sure to include your address when making your donation.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Still Don't Believe Mainstream News Media has a "Working" Relationship with Law Enforcement?


Nikki Rudd poses with fellow News10 NBC members



By Davy V.

For years I've talked about Corporate-America run mainstream news media's "special" relationship with  law enforcement.

A relationship with lots of benefits.

I've written about how when it comes to law enforcement, mainstream news media will go to great lengths in order not to damage that relationship.

You see, mainstream news media, and law enforcement can't do their jobs without the each other's help.

Mainstream news media depends on law enforcement agencies to feed them info., tips, leads, etc., and to keep them "in the loop"especially when it comes to high profile cases which mainstream news media outlets cover.

And law enforcement agencies need mainstream news media to get things out to the public.

You know, the "Police want to know if you've seen this suspect, call them" sort of thing.

But mainstream news media needs law enforcement more than law enforcement needs mainstream news media.

And that's why mainstream news media often treads very lightly when it comes to putting law enforcement under any sort of negative spotlight.

Let's just say that when it comes to reporting incidents of police misconduct and corruption, mainstream news media treads very lightly.

In essence mainstream news media takes what I like to call the "Don't bite the hand that feeds you" approach, before reporting on any incident of police misconduct and corruption.

In my hometown of Rochester, NY, mainstream news media reporters are very close with local law enforcement agencies such as the Rochester, NY Police Department, and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Very close.

In fact, you can say that mainstream news media reporters in Rochester, NY are in bed with law enforcement.

And in some cases I mean that literally.

But I won't get into that right now.

I'll save that for another time.

But for now, consider this.

Nikki Rudd, a reporter for Rochester, NY's NBC affiliate, News 10NBC, emceed the Rochester, NY Police Department's annual Blue and Gold Gala, Sunday.

The Rochester, NY Police Department's Blue and Gold Gala is an annual fundraiser for the RPD.

Because you know, taxpayers hard earned dollars are just not enough.

(Enter sarcasm)

So how's that for the close relationship between mainstream news media and law enforcement?

I mean what ever happened to news reporters remaining impartial?

Nikki Rudd, a news reporter emceeing a fundraiser for the Rochester, NY Police Department?

Posing for photos with a fellow reporter and even News10 NBC's weatherman Rich Caniglia, like they're on the red carpet in Hollywood?

And then tweeting about how happy she is to help raise money for the Rochester, NY Police Departmrnt? 

Well, there you go.

Still Don't Believe Mainstream News Media has a Working Relationship with Law Enforcement?


Nikki Rudd tweets "What an honor to be a part of the Rochester Police Foundation's
Blue & Gold Gala. Thanks to my "partners in crime!"



Nikki Rudd tweets "Thanks to everyone who helped raise money for the Rochester Police Foundation..."





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