Buffalo Police

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Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2018 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said he’s glad that Buffalo Police did the internal research and selected a vendor for its upcoming pilot program on tasers. “We want to see the functionality of the equipment (and) the effectiveness of the equipment,” Brown said on Monday morning...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:26 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police found a dead body early Friday morning. Police officials told WBEN that detectives discovered the body just after 1 a.m. at a home at the Maryner Towers located at Maryland and Efner Streets in Buffalo's West Side. An autopsy will be performed to determine the...
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Buffalo residents weigh in on the police department's upcoming use of body cameras. December 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 05, 2018 - 9:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Wednesday’s public forum at the Merriweather Library in the City of Buffalo highlighted the pros and cons of the Buffalo Police Department’s upcoming use of body-worn cameras. The forum, which was attended by about two dozen members of the Buffalo community, provided a...
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Mike Baggerman
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With Buffalo Police planning to roll out its body cameras program to its officers early next year, Wednesday night is your chance to weigh in on how the department will use body cameras from here on out. "We would love to hear from as many residents as possible on this,"...
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WBEN Photo: Memorial at the scene of the shooting
Tom Puckett
November 26, 2018 - 7:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The family of Pito Rivera, shot dead by Buffalo Police in September, has filed a notice of claim against the department and the city. Rivera was fatally wounded September 12th as he was running down Plymouth Avenue. "We see him being shot and killed, and we do not see any firearm...
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Mike Baggerman
November 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Buffalo Police Department are only a few weeks away from the official launch of its body cameras program. The department, which ran a pilot program that conclude in September, is still reviewing which vendor they plan to go with. Recently, the Buffalo Niagara Coalition...
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Keyera Sanchez, 13, reported missing on Saturday (Photo via BPD)
November 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking for your help to find a missing girl from Hudson Street. Keyera Sanchez, 13, is 4-feet-8-inches and weighs 110 pounds. She was described as a lightskinned black girl. Sanchez was last seen wearing a black leather jacket with a design on the back...
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November 15, 2018 - 6:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police tell WBEN that the body of a 66-year-old man found in an apartment in the 900 block of Main Street was ruled a homicide. Police found the body on Tuesday afternoon just after 2 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call or text 847-2255.
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November 01, 2018 - 6:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) — The city of Buffalo's police and fire departments are setting up shop in a landmark downtown building. A formal commissioning ceremony is scheduled at the Michael J. Dillon building. The 1936 building housed U.S. District Court until the opening of a new courthouse in late...
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Buffalo Police outside the South Park Avenue post office after a report about a pipebomb on the steps. October 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
October 27, 2018 - 10:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police investigated another suspected pipebomb in South Buffalo early Saturday. The new incident occurred at the post office located at 2061 South Park Avenue and it's been determined the device was 'non-functional', similar to the one located outside the Buffalo...
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