Buffalo Police

A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Police Benevolent Association organized a vigil tonight for the late Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. Lehner, 34, died on October 13, 2017 during a training mission for the department's underwater rescue team. While training in the Niagara River that afternoon...
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Tom Puckett
October 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are looking into an officer involved crash. Police say it happened at Grider Street and Pembroke Avenue at approximately 2:15am this morning. Buffalo police accident investigators say a patrol vehicle, traveling north on Grider, was responding to a call with lights...
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October 14, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police say that the body of a male has been discovered in north Buffalo. According to the BPD, officials from CSX discovered the unidentified body just before 7:00 a.m. Sunday near the railroad tracks in the vicinity of Colvin and Linden avenues. The Erie County medical...
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Matthew Richards walking with Shield. The dog, 5, was the former partner of Craig Lehner, who died during a training mission in the Niagara River on October 13, 2017. October 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – It’s been one year since the Buffalo Police Department’s K-9 Unit lost one of its youngest members, Craig Lehner. Lehner, 34, tragically died during a training mission with Buffalo Police’s Underwater Rescue Team on October 13, 2017. Lehner’s death was shocking and emotional...
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Tom Puckett
October 12, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating the discovery of a body early this morning. Police responded to a rescue call at approximately 6:45am this morning in the 600 block of Fillmore Avenue. Officers found a deceased male lying on the sidewalk. An autopsy will be performed by Erie...
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October 11, 2018 - 11:21 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) A male teenager is Buffalo's latest homicide victim. Buffalo Police say a 19 year old male was shot multiple times at Moselle Street and East Delavan Avenue, just after 7pm Wednesday. Police confirm that the teen died at the scene. The victim has not been identified. Anyone...
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October 07, 2018 - 9:41 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nearly a year following the death of Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner after a diving incident, Public Employee Health and Safety(PESH) is out with a report making recommendations the department must adhere. Captain Jeffrey Rinaldo announced the recommendations made in the...
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Tom Puckett
October 04, 2018 - 1:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested a 17 year old Buffalo male in connection with last Saturday's fatal shooting in the first block of Lisbon Avenue. Police say the shooting happened September 29th at approximately 12:20am. Detectives say 17 year old Damoni Alexander shot 20 year old...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
September 27, 2018 - 4:45 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Corrigan and Cook Moving was selected as the company to transport everything from the Buffalo Police's Headquarters on Franklin Street to its new home at the Dillon Courthouse. Mark Hujer with Corrigan says they were involved in four months of planning to help make the move...
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Tom Puckett
September 26, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating shots fired call that occurred yesterday evening around 5pm, in the vicinity of Tonawanda St. and Hamilton St.. Buffalo Police say someone shot at a school bus with a BB gun causing damage to at lease one of the bus windows. Police say three...
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