Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Rochester, NY Police officer's Father Handcuffed by Greece, NY Police After Getting into Accident While Rushing his Daughter to Hospital

Rochester, NY Police officer
Felicia Gilchrist
By Davy V.
Imagine this.
Your child is in pain and you're rushing them to a hospital emergency room.
On the way there, you get into an accident.
Then, as your child is dying, you are handcuffed by police, who keep you from your dying child.
That's exactly what happened to Rochester, NY Police officer Felicia Gilchrist's father, Tuesday night, when he ran a red light at the intersection of Long Pond and Latta Roads, in Greece, NY, and was hit by another vehicle, as he was rushing his daughter to Park Ridge Hospital.
In what has to be the most disgusting, example of adding insult to injury, Greece, NY cops twisted officer Gilchrist's father's arms, and handcuffed him, while his daughter lay dying.
"They placed the handcuffs on him tight," a very emotional Nikki Dennis said, referring to the Greece, NY cops.
"The handcuffs were so tight that they left marks on his wrists."
According to Greece, NY Police, officer Gilchrist's father was "highly emotional", and officers were "trying to control his movements."
"Highly emotional"?
"Trying to control his movements"?
Of course he was emotional.
He raced to his daughter's side, and then was rushing her to the hi spiral, when he crashed, then saw his daughter dying!
Shame on the Greece, NY Police department and Chief Patrick Phelan.
It doesn't get any lower than to handcuff a father, while his daughter is slipping away.
May Greece, NY Police Chief Patrick Phelan, or any of his rogue, insensitive, and unprofessional cops never have to feel what officer Gilchrist's father felt.
Seeing his daughter dying.
With his hands handcuffed behind his back.
Not even being able to hold, or kiss her.
Shame on the Greece, NY Police department.
God Bless Rochester Police officer Felicia Gilchrist.

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Rochester, NY Police Officers Park Wherever They Feel Like Parking. Why? Because They Just Can.

By Davy V.

Rochester, NY Police cruiser E-47
illegally parked in clearly marked
Photo by Davy V.

Try this.

The next time you go to a busy supermarket and you can't find any close parking, do what the 

Rochester, NY Police department officers do.

Find a clearly marked "NO PARKING ANYTIME" space, you know the kind with bright yellow diagonal lines painted on the pavement, park your vehicle, and don't even care what anyone says or thinks.

After all, that's exactly what a Rochester, NY Police officer did Monday evening around 6:00 p.m., when they parked their cruiser, E-47, in a clearly marked "NO PARKING ANYTIME" space, with bright yellow diagonal lines, at a Wegmans food market on East Avenue in Rochester.

Photo by Davy V.

Oh wait.

You can't do that, because more than likely your vehicle would be towed by the time you come back out with your groceries.

But Rochester, NY Police officers can.


It doesn't matter.

They just can.

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Rochester, NY Police Lieutenant Francis DiPrimo Defends his Sgt. David Joseph Running Personal Errands, On Duty; "It Doesn't Matter."

By Davy V.

According to Rochester, NY Police Lieutenant Francis DPrimo, he has no problem with one of his Sergeants, David Joseph, running personal errands, on duty, on taxpayer time.

In fact, Lieutenant DiPrimo told Sgt. Joseph he could.

Rochester, NY Police Sgt. David Joseph
leaving East Avenue Auto.

RPD Sgt. David Joseph's
Nissan Xterra.
Saturday morning, Rochester, NY Police Sgt. David Joseph, who was on-duty, and in full uniform, got a ride from an unidentified RPD officer, who drove Joseph from the Rochester Police department's west division, located at 1099 Jay Street, in a marked RPD cruiser, to an auto repair shop almost 6 miles away, on the other side of the city, where Joseph picked up his personal vehicle, which had been serviced at the garage.

Rochester, NY Police Sergeant then jumped in his Nissan Xterra, sped down East Avenue, sped down Culver Road, and jumped on interstate 490 West.

Sgt. Joseph then made several illegal land changes by failing to signal, and accelerated to high speeds which well exceeded the listed 55 miles per hour limit, as well as a well known 40 miles per hour speed zone, on his way back to the Rochester Police west division headquarters.

And once again, it was an alert citizen who saw Rochester Police Sgt. David Joseph and decided to document it.

The woman, who asked that I not publish her name for fear of retaliation by the Rochester Police department spoke with me a phone interview.

RPD Sgt. David Joseph speeds down Interstate 490 West.
"I tried to keep up with him when he got on the expressway, but he floored it," said the concerned taxpayer who took the photos n the right.

"I don't think it's right that these officers are wasting our tax dollars on things like this, and then to speed on the expressway and put innocent lives at risk makes no sense at all," she said.

And she's right.

Rochester, NY Police Sgt. David Joseph's reckless driving putting innocent, law-abiding motorists' lives at risk, motorists who unlike Sgt. Joseph, were obeying the posted speed signs, is not the first time that a Rochester Police officer with the last name of Joseph, showed a blatant disregard for human life by driving recklessly.

Rochester Police Sgt. David Joseph's brother
Nick Joseph.
NYS Department of Corrections photo
In 2008 Sgt. David Joseph's brother, former Rochester, NY Police officer and Greece Police Sgt. Nick Joseph was off duty, drinking and doing cocaine at Spenders bar on Lyell Ave. in Rochester, NY when he got behind the wheel of his brother David Joseph's Ford Fusion and while racing on interstate 390 North, doing in excess of 80 miles per hour, rear ended a stalled vehicle which was parked on the shoulder.

In that vehicle was Alexis Sharpe, a young pregnant mother.

The impact ruptured Sharpe's placenta and she had to undergo emergency surgery, forcing her to deliver her daughter, Azaria, 14 weeks prematurely.

Azaria spent 93 days in the hospital and suffers ongoing medical problems.

Joseph fled under the cover of darkness immediately after crashing into Sharpe's vehicle.

Key evidence in Joseph's trial included surveillance video from the bar which showed Joseph downing drink after drink, as well as cocaine residue on the airbag of the Ford Fusion.

Nick Joseph was sentenced 3 to 7 years in New York State prison.

So what did Rochester, NY Police Sgt. David Joseph's supervisor, Lieutenant Francis DiPrimo have to say about Sgt. Joseph running personal errands on duty, and on taxpayer time?

Not much.

In fact, again, it was DiPrimo who gave Joseph permission.

And it was DiPrimo who also allowed a second officer, one which he refused to identify to drive Sgt. Joseph all tne way cross town to luck up his personal vehicle at that garage.

You can hear my phone conversation with RPD Lt. DiPrimo below.

Listen as Lt. DiPrimo immediately assumes that it was me who witnessed Sgt. David Joseph speeding.

What Lt. DiPrimo either fails to realize, or doesn't want to realize is that every day, throughout the country, more and more citizens are recording and documenting law enforcement officers misusing their tax dollars.

As you listen to my conversation with Lt. DiPrimo use words such as "it doesn't matter", in justifying Sgt. Joseph's reckless actions, keep in mind that this is exactly what I have worked so hard over the past nearly 20 years to expose.

The 'brotherhood' and 'thin blue line' culture which exists among law enforcement officers.

A disturbing culture where superiors refuse not only to take accountability for their officers' inappropriate, unethical actions and behavior, but actually encourage it.

An above the law, disturbing mentality of see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.

Ironically, it was this very well known law enforcement practice which allowed Rochester Police Sgt. David Joseph's brother, Nick Joseph to be one of the dirtiest cops in Monroe County history.

Click Play to listen my conversation with Rochester, NY Police Lt. Francis DiPrimo

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Rochester, NY Police officer Threatens Me With Assault Rifle

By Davy V.

Rochester, NY Police officer brandishes assault rifle

Rochester, NY Police officers are never too happy when I exercise my first amendment right to photograph and video record them.

Most of the time they avoid me like the plague.

Other times, as can be seen in the videos on my YouTube channel, they are visibly nervous and uncomfortable whenever I've video recorded them.

Is his finger on the trigger?

RPD officer stares me down
for taking photos.
They have walked away from me, sped off, and done just about anything they can in order to avoid being photographed or video recorded.

But they have never threatened me.

Until today.

I don't often visit my old Child Street neighborhood.

There's really no need to.

The house I grew up in was torn down and has been replaced by yet another vacant city lot, where broken bottles lay on the dirt floor, and wooden posts form a barrier outlining where my home used to sit.

But today I did visit.

I decided to drive by the Campbell Street recreation center, where I spent my youth playing softball.

As I turned on Campbell Street, I noticed a black Rochester, NY Police department armored vehicle parked on the side of the RPD's Special Operations Division, located at 261 Child Street.

One of the original photos I took
of RPD armored vehicle.

I pulled my car over to the side, parked, then took some photos of the armored personnel vehicle.

Then, as I was pulling off, I heard someone yell, "Hey!"

When I turned around I noticed a Rochester, NY Police officer, fully dressed in camouflage gear.

The officer then looked at me, motioned his head back as if to say 'What's up?', then lifted up a black, assault rifle then laughed.

Thinking I had my camera set to 'record', I realized it was set to 'photo' mode, so I snapped several photos.

As you can see in the photo on the right, the Rochester Police officer can be seen in the doorway, holding up the assault rifle, staring me down.

Can you imagine if you or I brandished a firearm at a police officer?

What do you think would happen?

I immediately called 911 and asked that a supervisor call me.

No one has yet.

I will be updating this post.

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