Mayor Warren requests funding for new police quadrant system

Updated: 04/04/2014 11:27 PM
Created: 04/04/2014 10:02 PM WHEC.com

The City of Rochester is preparing to make serious changes to the way police officers serve and protect our community. On Friday, we've learned Mayor Lovely Warren has asked for money from the state to fund a new police quadrant system.

Right now, officers in the city are split between covering the east and west sides, but the new system would instead split them into four groups -- to better respond to emergencies in certain areas.

Mayor Lovely Warren says, "It's going to be a plan that we will talk to the community about, that we will talk to city council about and get people's input before we actually move that way."

Warren says she's not sure yet how much the quadrant system will cost. We're waiting to get an update on how the city will be divided up, Chief Michael Ciminelli will be submitting a plan to the mayor next month.

News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Wind Chill Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 1/31/2015 9:00 AM

Wind Chill Advisory

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Chemung; Chenango; Cortland; Delaware; Madison; Northern Oneida; Onondaga; Otsego; Schuyler; Seneca; Southern Cayuga; Southern Oneida; Steuben; Sullivan; Yates
Expires: 1/31/2015 11:00 AM


17° | 7°
  • Feels like: -4° F
  • Wind: NW 13mph
  • Humidity: 64%
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    21° | 0°
  • Sun Snow showers at times
    18° | 9°
  • Mon Snow showers in the morning
    9° | 2°
  • Tue Partly cloudy
    18° | -2°