How a Secretive Legal Process Protects Police From Charges

Grand jury minutes in the investigation into Daniel Prude’s death reveal the many ways the criminal justice system struggles when prosecuting the police.

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Jurors in Daniel Prude Case Voted Overwhelmingly in Favor of Police

Mr. Prude’s death last year became part of a fraught national conversation around racism and brutality in policing.

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Furor in Rochester After Police Pepper-Spray Mother With Toddler

A woman accused of shoplifting was sprayed with a chemical irritant and knocked to the ground in front of her daughter, the latest altercation between the police and Black residents.

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43 Cases, No Convictions: Prosecuting the Police Falters in New York

The Daniel Prude case is the latest example of the challenges prosectors face when they try to hold police officers accountable.

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Daniel Prude’s Death: History Has ‘Repeated Itself’

None of the officers involved in the death of a Black man in Rochester has been charged with a crime.

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Daniel Prude’s Case and Death: What We Know

For months, officials in Rochester, N.Y., tried to keep body camera footage of the police encounter that led to his death from becoming public. A grand jury declined to bring an indictment against the officers involved.

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Daniel Prude’s Death Leads to No Charges for Police

Mr. Prude, a Black man who was having an apparent psychotic episode, died after police officers placed a mesh hood over his head and pinned him to the ground, leading to widespread protests.

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New Footage Emerges of Police Pepper-Spraying of Distraught 9-Year-Old

“Please don’t do this to me,” the child said to an officer in Rochester, N.Y. “You did it to yourself, hon,” the officer replied.

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Rochester Police Pepper-Sprayed 9-Year-Old Girl, Footage Shows

The incident brought renewed scrutiny to a department whose officers had placed a hood on Daniel Prude, a Black man, before he died from suffocation.

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Daniel Prude Was in ‘Mental Distress.’ Police Treated Him Like a Suspect.

Rochester officers followed their training in restraining Mr. Prude, who was incoherent, but did little to calm him down or defuse his anger.

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Trump Attacked Rochester Protesters. Not All Local Republicans Agree.

In Western New York, the president’s vilification of Black Lives Matter protests has forced candidates to decide whether to line up behind him.

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‘All That Death in His Life’: Daniel Prude’s Journey to Rochester

Mr. Prude had a somewhat troubled life in Chicago, with a series of personal tragedies disrupting his attempts at finding meaningful stability.

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Shooting in Rochester Leaves 2 Dead and Over a Dozen Injured

The violence was the latest trouble for a city where law enforcement has come under scrutiny over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude, a Black man, in police custody.

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Shooting in Rochester Leaves 2 Dead and 14 Injured

The shooting occurred at a house party in the early hours of Saturday, the police said.

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Documents Reveal How the Police Kept Daniel Prude’s Death Quiet

Officials in Rochester, N.Y., spent months trying to suppress video footage of the police encounter that led to Mr. Prude’s death.

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Did This Police Maneuver Lead to Daniel Prude’s Death?

The move, which the officer in Rochester, N.Y., called “segmenting,” is normally used to subdue a person, but Mr. Prude was already shackled.

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Rochester Mayor Abruptly Fires Police Chief Over Daniel Prude’s Death

The mayor removed the police chief two weeks before his retirement date, and said the city had not taken Mr. Prude’s death seriously.

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Federal Prosecutors Intervene to Charge 2 Over Rochester Protests

The men are accused of civil disorder, in the latest move by the federal authorities to target those they say are bent on causing violence.

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Rochester Police Chief Resigns After Accusations of Cover-Up in Prude Case

The resignation of the police chief, La’Ron Singletary, came after the state attorney general said she would set up a grand jury in the death of Daniel Prude.

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What Happened to Daniel Prude?

The police released few details in March about the death of a Black man restrained by officers in Rochester, N.Y. The full story has prompted claims of an official cover-up.

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Daniel Prude Case: Grand Jury Is Set Up to Investigate Death in Rochester

The decision by New York’s attorney general comes more than five months after Mr. Prude died of suffocation after officers in Rochester, N.Y., placed a hood over his head.

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Daniel Prude’s Death: Police Silence and Accusations of a Cover-Up

The police in Rochester, N.Y., treated the death of Mr. Prude as a drug overdose. The case drew scrutiny when footage showed that he had been pinned down and hooded by officers.

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Daniel Prude’s Death: What to Know

Mr. Prude, who is Black, died of the effects suffocation after he was held by the Rochester police. The news roiled yet another American city.

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The ‘Spit Hood’ in Daniel Prude’s Death. Why Do Police Use Them?

Daniel Prude died in Rochester after officers covered his head with a hood. The devices are widely used, but the N.Y.P.D. does not give them to patrol officers.

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What Are ‘Spit Hoods,’ and Why Do the Police Use Them?

Daniel Prude died in Rochester after officers covered his head with a hood. The devices are widely used, but the N.Y.P.D. does not give them to patrol officers.

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7 Rochester Police Officers Suspended in Death of Black Man Whom They Hooded

The man, Daniel Prude, suffocated to death in March after he was detained by officers.

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