2 Feb 2021
Multiple police officers in Rochester were suspended after body cam footage showed them using pepper spray to detain a young girl. It's the second time in a year that the city's police has come under scrutiny.
1 Feb 2021
A nine-year-old Black girl was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by police in the US city of Rochester, footage shows, sparking new outrage over excesses committed by the country's law enforcement. Deputy Police Chief Andre Anderson said Sunday the girl -- who has not been named -- had been suffering from a serious mental health emergency, reportedly threatening to take her own life and that of her mother. The incident is the second time in a year that Rochester has come under national scrutiny for police violence against African-Americans, following the killing last March of Daniel Prude, who died after police hooded and forced him face down on the road.
18 Apr 2018
A top Nigerian police officer just stated that the possession of 'Pepper Spray' is prohibited. Abayomi Shogunle, Head, Police Complaints Response Unit, stated this in a tweet after a lady reported she had been detained by police officers for being in possession of pepper spray