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Top police in Rochester, New York State, retire amid protests over death of black man Daniel Prude – ABC News

Leaders of a New York State police force retire amid nightly protests over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. His family have filed a lawsuit alleging a police cover up.

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Leaders of a New York State police force have retired amid nightly protests over the suffocation death of black man Daniel Prude.
Key points:

  • The police chief, deputy chief and two commanders have retired from the Rochester police force
  • The abrupt decision follows the release of footage showing the arrest of Daniel Prude, where a hood was put on him and he was held down
  • Mr Prude’s family have filed a federal lawsuit alleging a cover up by police

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