The NY district attorney went off on a cop during a traffic stop

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All nine members of the Rochester City Council signed a letter Saturday addressed to New York Attorney General Letitia James, asking her office to investigate the conduct of Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley during a traffic incident caught on camera earlier this week.
The move comes a day after the Town of Webster released bodycam footage showing the district attorney going off on a police officer who stopped her as she was driving home from work on Monday.
“55 in a 35 [mph zone]?” the officer asks her.
On Thursday, Doorely said she already pleaded guilty to speeding and took responsibility for her actions.
She added she was issued a speeding ticket, which she accepted.
But to Rochester City Council members, Doorley’s behavior, as captured in the footage, “appears to violate” standards of ethics, accountability and respect for the law.
“Such behavior undermines the credibility and integrity of our justice system and erodes public trust,” the letter reads.
Doorley did not immediately return a request for comment Saturday afternoon.

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A letter signed by all nine members of the Rochester City Council was sent to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Saturday, requesting that her office look into Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley’s actions during a traffic incident that was captured on camera earlier this week.

The action was taken a day after the Town of Webster made public bodycam footage in which the district attorney angrily confronted a policeman who had pulled her over on Monday while she was driving home from work.

In their letter to James, the council states that the incident “has raised significant concerns regarding Ms. Doorley’s behavior” and that it has made them “question her fitness to serve as District Attorney.”. “.

Doorley is heard telling the officer in the tense video that she didn’t stop when he first tried to pull her over because she “didn’t feel like stopping on Phillips Road at 5:30.”. Later, she introduces herself to the policeman as “the DdotA.”. adds, “She was traveling at 55 mph.

“55 in a 35 mph zone?” the policeman queries her. “It’s not really a big deal,” she responds.

Doorely, who remained antagonistic throughout the exchange, was heard at one point calling the officer a “f–ing a–hole” when he questioned her about why she was acting that way.

Doorely said on Thursday that she had already accepted responsibility for her acts and entered a guilty plea to speeding.

According to a statement she gave to local ABC affiliate WHAM, “Once I realized that the car’s intention was to pull me over, I called the Webster Police Chief to inform him that I was not a threat and that I would speak to the Officer at my house down the street.”.

She said that she accepted the speeding ticket that she had received.

Members of the Rochester City Council, however, believe that Doorley’s actions, as shown in the video, “appears to violate” moral principles, legal responsibility, and accountability.

“Such behavior erodes public trust and undermines the credibility and integrity of our justice system,” the letter says.

An announcement stated that the nine members “stand united in their belief that Ms. Doorley’s conduct should be thoroughly investigated by the Attorney General, and that accountability in this matter would demonstrate that no one, regardless of their position, is above the law.”.

When contacted for comment on Saturday afternoon, Doorley did not respond right away.

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