Gallery | Rochester Demands Justice for Daniel Prude


In the days since Daniel Prude's family came forward with details about his killing by RPD officers in March, people have taken to the streets to demand justice. The following photos were taken as events unfolded Wednesday and Thursday.

Crowd gathers at downtown Public Safety Building Wednesday after Daniel Prude's brother goes public with story, and as news spreads of local organizers' subsequent arrest

Free the People organizer released from police custody after being arrested trying to attend Mayor's press conference Wednesday

Line of protesters remains peaceful in front of police line

Police rush protesters, moving them across street from Public Safety Building.

One protester claims he was knocked over, his umbrella was broken and his mask was ripped off. Person with megaphone instructs crowd to take out phones and go live.

Protesters approach barricade at Public Safety Building.

An officer points her pepper ball gun at protesters.

Mayor Lovely Warren addresses community meeting at First Church of God after protesters arrived and left Thursday. Warren answered 3 questions before a young man overcome with emotion started expressing himself loudly. The mayor was shuffled off to the side and left.

Protesters lie face down on the ground on Jefferson Avenue Thursday,

the same way Daniel Prude was forced to on that cold March night

Night two of the candle light memorial for Daniel Prude

Organizers pause on the way from Jefferson Avenue to the Public Safety Building Thursday.


LESLIE HANNON is a photographer and volunteer contributor for Reclaiming the Narrative.