Buffalo Police

WBEN Photo - BPD works into the night investigating
May 10, 2017 - 5:42 am
As they begin to investigate the Buffalo Police's shooting of Jose Hernandez-Rossy on Sunday, the NYS Attorney General will have to wade through two vastly different views of what happened. Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Attorney Tom Burton says Hernandez-Rossy has fled from police before,...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - New questions are being asked about the Sunday shootout that left an officer injured and suspect dead in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood on the West Side. "Those of us who have been in this business long enough realize these cases turn on the facts, and there are some...
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WBEN Photo - BPD works into the night investigating
Richard Root
May 09, 2017 - 6:01 am
Friends and family of Jose Hernandez-Rossy gathered for a vigil last night on Germain Street in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood as his attorney begins to question the police's account of how he died. Hernandez-Rossy, 26, is the man shot and killed by Buffalo Police during a traffic stop on Sunday...
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Mike Baggerman
May 08, 2017 - 2:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officials provided an update on the condition of a Buffalo police officer who was shot in the line of duty on Sunday in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. After undergoing surgery on Sunday night, Officer Joseph Acquino, 31, is now listed in fair condition. "We were able...
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Tim Wenger
May 07, 2017 - 7:20 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo Police Officer was stuck by gunfire in the area of Garfield Street and Hartman Place in the city's Black Rock neighborhood near 5 pm Sunday evening. The officer was transported to Erie County Medical Center. The officer, whose identity was not released, was shot in...
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Tom Puckett
April 24, 2017 - 4:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an incident involving a female student. Police say a 15 year old female was approached at approximately 11am this morning near South Park Avenue and Louisiana Street. Authorities say two males in a yellow SUV asked the student if she wanted to get...
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Tom Puckett
April 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an afternoon shooting. Police responded to the 100 block of Edison Avenue around 2:45pm. Detectives say a 28 year old Buffalo man was struck by gunfire in an apparent drive by incident. The 28 year old was transported to ECMC with injuries that...
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Tom Puckett
April 05, 2017 - 1:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an officer involved accident that occurred just after 9:30am in the vicinity of the 400 block of Dorrance Avenue. Investigators say it appears the patrol vehicle was responding to a call and coming around the side of a building, when another...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Mike Baggerman
March 31, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After back-to-back days of incidents which featured police pursuits of a suspect, Buffalo Police Lieutenant Jeff Rinaldo commented on some of the policies in place for the Buffalo Police Department. Wednesday saw an individual use a vehicle to strike a police officer, then...
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Tom Puckett
March 29, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an incident that began just after 3:30pm Wednesday afternoon. Police say narcotics detectives were executing a search warrant at a residence in the first block of Weiss Street at 3:40pm. Detectives say a vehicle pulled up at that time and police...
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