Buffalo Police Department

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May 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. WBEN - A late night shooting seriously injured a 4 year old girl in Buffalo. Buffalo Police say the young girl was grazed by a bullet Thursday night. It happened in the 300 block of Lasalle Avenue near Comstock in the University district. The 4 year old was in a car which was in a...
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May 06, 2018 - 1:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a downtown shooting early Sunday morning that has left a man in serious condition. Detectives say that a 29-year-old male was struck by gunfire at about 2:00 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Pearl Street. The victim was taken to ECMC and...
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May 02, 2018 - 8:46 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - An off duty Buffalo Police detective struck and critically injured a 19 year old pedestrian early Wednesday morning at Main and Custer in the University district. Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo tells WBEN the incident appears to be "a tragic accident" and the...
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Tom Puckett
April 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a stabbing that killed an elderly man. Police say say a 75 year old male was found stabbed inside an apartment building just before 12:30am in the 400 block of Best Street. Investigators say he was declared deceased at the scene. Police say the...
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Tom Puckett
April 10, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police have arrested a man in connection with last week's police pursuit that claimed the life of his passenger. Police say 28 year old Kevin Walker is charged with manslaughter recklessly causing death, unlawful fleeing of a police officer and criminally negligent...
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Tom Puckett
April 03, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police asking for your help in a morning shooting. This one happening around 640am in the 100 block of Colfax on the city's East Side. One male was struck by gunfire and is now at ECMC in critical condition.. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:34 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A vehicle struck City Honors High School on North Street Easter Sunday afternoon. The incident happened just before 12:30pm. Buffalo police say a sport utility vehicle struck the south side of the building causing significant damage and the driver fled the scene on foot...
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Tom Puckett
February 05, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an officer involved accident. The incident happened just after 10:30am on the 33 westbound near the 198 exit. Police say two patrol vehicles were on scene assisting with traffic in connection with an earlier accident call, when another vehicle...
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Tom Puckett
February 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Last week, the state attorney general's office recommended the Buffalo Police Department seek state accreditation. This after two officers would not be charged in the shooting death of Jose Hernandez-Rossy. This issue has been brought up numerous times says Councilmember David...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown (podium) with Retired BPD Commissioner Daniel Derend (left) and interim Commissioner Byron Lockwood (right) a from May 2017 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following the surprise overnight announcement that Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda had retired , Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown denied influencing Derenda's decision. "I had no plans to ask him to step aside," the mayor told reporters on Wednesday. "He has served the...
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