Byron Lockwood

Byron Brown joined by other city leaders at the Erie County District Attorney's Office. August 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Dana Casullo)
Mike Baggerman
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - City of Buffalo officials credited tips from the community as one of the reasons for the murder charges against Kenyatta "Manny" Austin. Austin, 25, has been in police custody since July 3 when he was arrested on a weapons charge in Niagara Falls. He was charged on Wednesday...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
(WBEN) On the streets of Buffalo today, 16 police officers are are beginning to work out the bugs, evaluating the use of body cameras for the first time, as part of a two month project designed to test a possible vendor, before screening other equipment later this year. "I think officers are open...
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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
February 22, 2018 - 4:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Interim Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood was nominated by Mayor Byron Brown on Thursday to permanently fill the post of the highest ranked officer in the Buffalo Police Department. Lockwood was previously the department's deputy commissioner and selected to his...
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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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Daniel Derenda
NYS Public Safety
Richard Root
January 17, 2018 - 2:49 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda has retired. That announcement was made overnight by Mayor Byron Brown's office. The retirement was effective at midnight. The only reason given for the sudden announcement was that Derenda plans to pursue an opportunity in the private...
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