Officials in Rochester, New York are not charged
ROCHESTER, NY – A grand jury has decided not to prosecute Rochester police officers whose reluctance towards Daniel Prude may have caused his death, the attorney general said Tuesday.
“I know the Prude family, the Rochester community and communities across the country will be rightly disappointed with this result,” said New York Attorney General Letitia James as the grand jury announced the decision. “My office presented a large case and we were looking for a different result than what the grand jury gave us today.”
She added: “The criminal justice system has thwarted efforts to hold law enforcement officers accountable for the unjustified killing of unarmed African Americans. What these cases have in common is a tragic death in circumstances that include death …