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History of the Locust Club, by Charles Clottin


Dedicated to improving working conditions, wages and benefits, and to monitoring legislation at all levels of government to protect police officers' rights and to continually improve law enforcement in Rochester.

The name "Locust Club" actually refers to the kind of wood that all Rochester police nightsticks were once made from.

We have a distinguished 100-year-old history.

745 active members.

560 retirees, 210 honorary, 700 associate members.


"Police Protect People, We Protect the Police."


  1. Safer working conditions for Locust Club members
  2. Improved communications with members, citizens, media, Rochester Police management, and political figures
  3. Secure police officers rights and benefits