Garden Under Surveillance By Rochester Police Department
A Rochester Police surveillance camera was recently placed on the corner of
Flint and Jefferson, which happens to be where the organization Building Leadership And Community Knowledge, B.L.A.C.K., garden happens to be. This follows a march organized by B.L.A.C.K that took place on July 8 of this year in which police violently arrested 74 protesters. Tonya Noel, Director of Cause N'FX and organizer for B.L.A.C.K. was intervewed regarding the new RPD blue Light camera.
Questions have arisen if this is an attempt by the police to harass or
keep under surveillance an organization who has been challenging the status quo. This is not the first time that the police have started surveillance in places that activist groups meet or gather following incidents with police.
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