Buffalo Police

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Mike Baggerman
May 11, 2017 - 10:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A vigil was held Thursday night at Garfield and Tonawanda Streets in Buffalo for Jose Hernandez-Rossy, who died on May 7 after an altercation with Buffalo Police. Hernandez-Rossy was shot by Buffalo Police Officer Justin Tedesco after Tedesco's partner, Officer Joseph Acquino...
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Mike Baggerman
May 11, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the investigation continues into the fatal shooting in Buffalo’s Black Rock neighborhood, authorities won’t have the option to use police camera footage because it doesn't’t exist. Body cameras haven’t been implemented yet because of cost concerns and Buffalo police...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "We are moving in that direction". Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen tells WBEN that Buffalo Police are scheduled to test body cams and he has not heard any resistance to it. How it will be funded remains a question. But says, "the importance of the cameras...
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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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