Duffy, Mayor and Ex-Rochester Police Chief, Running for NY Lt. Gov.


Mayor Bob Duffy of Rochester, N.Y., who was the city’s police chief from 1998 to 2005, is running for New York Lieutentant Governor on the Democratic ticket with gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo, the state’s attorney general, reports the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.

Duffy was co-chairman of a Crime Statistics Working Group of the U.S. Conference of Mayors that criticized the use of crime data compiled by the FBI to rank cities on a “safe” to “dangerous” scale. He has degrees from Rochester Institute of Technology and Syracuse University and is a graduate of the FBI and the FBI’s National Executive Institute.

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