SWAT

WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
August 14, 2018 - 8:43 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - For the second time in less than 24-hours, the Buffalo Police SWAT Team was called to duty to deal with an individual barricaded inside a residence. Early Tuesday, Buffalo Police responded to a call that a lone man was barricade inside a home on Treehaven at Bame in the city'...
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Richard Root
January 25, 2018 - 2:57 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Amherst Police were called to a domestic incident on Vine Lane near Pheasant Run around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night to deal with a person barricaded in a house, possibly armed. Residents said on social media the police were going door to door and asking people to turn the lights...
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Tom Puckett
September 05, 2017 - 4:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police along with New York State Police, Lackawanna PD, Erie County Sheriff’s, Safe Streets Task Force, DEA and local swat teams executed 120 search warrants throughout the city of Buffalo over a one month period that began on July 11th. Police say the following results...
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Richard Root
September 01, 2017 - 6:19 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police and SWAT have arrested a man after a stand-off overnight. Police were called to 2254 Whitney Avenue before 2:00 AM for reports of someone making threats. The block of the street was closed off. Around 5:00 AM a window to the residence was busted and...
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Crime Scene
Richard Root
July 20, 2017 - 3:22 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police, Buffalo SWAT, New York State Police and Buffalo Fire Crews were all on hand for a tense stand-off on Thomas Street last night. Police say the call came in around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday about a man making threats. Reports are the man was threatening to blow up the...
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Dave Debo
June 07, 2017 - 6:37 am
(WBEN) Over 1,300 fire police and homeland security officials are in Buffalo for a second day today to swap stories at the National Homeland Security Association's annual meeting, and one of the ones they are learning from is a nationally honored Niagara County Sheriff's Deputy who took a bullet...
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Neil McManus
May 28, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police and the SWAT unit responded to a home on Duerstein Street near Seneca Sunday morning. Police say they arrived on scene after receiving a domestic disturbance call at about 10:00 a.m. and say the man had physically assaulted his girlfriend and at some point the man...
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