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May-15th-2013 — Buffalo police need the public's help in locating a person of interest in connection with a May 6th bank robbery that occurred at the M&T Bank located in the 400 block of William Street. Read More.
May-4th-2013 — Mayor Brown's Gun BuyBack program is a safe, no questions asked way to remove all guns from your home. Read More.
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April-24th-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced this morning that an arrest has been made in the March 6th fatal shooting of taxi cab driver, Mazen Abdallah. Read More.
April-23rd-2013 — U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury in Buffalo has charged Tariq Brown, 20, with the May 12, 2012 shooting at Martin Luther King Park that left Marquay Lee dead and four other individuals wounded. Two of the injured persons suffered permanent injuries, one victim is now a paraplegic and another was blinded in one eye.. Read More.
April-23rd-2013 — Buffalo police are looking for a person of interest after a report that an individual had approached a young child in a suspicious manner in the North Buffalo area. Read More.
April-17th-2013 — Buffalo police are looking for two person of interest in connection with the beating death of 96 year old Levi Brown. Homicide detectives want to question 22 year old Elhajji Elshabazz and 17 year old Shaquar Pratcher. Read More.
April-17th-2013 — Buffalo police arrested a suspect earlier today, who was sought for the stabbing death of 20 year old Roberto Leon of Buffalo, two months ago. Read More.
April-12th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives have announced a second arrest in the death of 96 year old Levi Clayton. Detectives have arrested 19 year old Jordan McKinnon of Buffalo and charged him with burglary and robbery in the 1st degree. Read More.
April-2nd-2013 — Buffalo police are releasing City Surveillance Camera System photos in connection with a burglary that occurred last week on Minnesota Avenue. The incident happened Thursday, March 28th, some time after 8:30am at a home in the 500 block of Minnesota Avenue. Read More.
March-28th-2013 — Buffalo Police Academy Buffalo Police Headquarters 74 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14202 Read More.
March-25th-2013 — Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and Buffalo police inspector Joseph F. Strano were honored Monday at the 8th Annual Medaille College Media Awards Ceremony. Read More.
March-12th-2013 — Buffalo police have arrested and charged Antoine D. Mattox, 32 years old, for the murder of Nedra E.Thomas-Mattox, 38, on Andover Avenue. Northeast District police were originally called to the scene around 3:25 Monday afternoon, and found the woman deceased in a rear bedroom of the house. Police had identified Antoine Mattox as a person of interest early in the investigation, after police learned he left the house around 1:30 in the afternoon. He was located by Rochester police, inside the Greyhound Bus Station on Cumberland Street in Rochester. The suspect was returned to Buffalo, and questioned by homicide squad detectives. Read More.
March-8th-2013 — Buffalo police are continuing to investigate the murder of a local cab driver, Mazen M. Abdallah, and are reaching out through the media, for the public's help.The taxi was found in the 700 block of Norfolk Avenue, with the driver found dead in the back-seat. Police have already asked for anyone with knowledge on the whereabouts of the cab between five and seven o'clock in the morning, Wednesday, to notify police. The vehicle was a white Lincoln Town Car with the number 57 prominently displayed, marked with the Airport Taxi logo. Read More.
March-6th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives are investigating the homicide of a 55 year old cab driver Detectives say the deceased body of the Buffalo man was discovered by a fellow worker at approximately 7am Wednesday morning in the 700 block of Norfolk Avenue near Kensington Avenue. Read More.
March-1st-2013 — Buffalo police have cleared a homicide case from last year, with an arrest, for the second time this week. On May 19th, 2012 at around 1:45 pm a gunman shot and killed 18 year old Shaquille R. Woods of Buffalo. Read More.
Feb-26th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives have arrested an individual in connection with a January 2012 fatal shooting. Detectives Salvatore Valvo and James Lema charged 21 year old Laquann Morgan of Buffalo with murder in the 2nd degree in the shooting death of 25 year old Adrian L. Huggins Jr. Read More.
Feb-6th-2013 — Hundreds turned out for the funeral of Buffalo police officer Patricia A. Parete, who passed away on February 2nd after being shot in the line of duty in December of 2006. Read More.
Jan-31st-2013 — Buffalo Police Accident Investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a black 2004 -2009 Dodge Durango that is being described as a "vehicle of interest" in connection with a hit and run accident that left a woman seriously injured. Read More.
Jan-18th-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda welcomed 21 new recruits to the ranks of the Buffalo police department on Friday, January 18th. Family, friends and police personnel packed the second floor academy at police headquarters for the late morning swearing in ceremony. Read More.
Jan-3rd-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced one arrest today in connection with the November 24th, 2012 home invasion of a 96 year old Longview Avenue resident. Read More.
With nice weather here - keep your vehicle safe
All auto break-ins usually have one thing in common: there's something left in the car worth stealing. Most larcenies from cars are "crimes of opportunity" that could be prevented by taking some preventative steps. Read Buffalo Police department recommendations. View Auto Theft Prevention cards.
New Keeping Neighborhoods on Watch (KNOW) Initiative Designed to Support Block Clubs and Residents in Monitoring and Reporting Suspicious Activity
Jun-10-2010 — Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced the creation of a new, neighborhood-based anti-crime effort that will support city block clubs and residents in monitoring and reporting suspicious activity. Read more...
Program will start Wednesday, May 26th at 8am
May-24-2010 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and the Buffalo Police Department unveiled a new program that allows YOU to anonymously and safely help fight crime by using your own cell phone. Read More.
News & Events
BPD Seek Person of Interest in William Street Bank Robbery
Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Police Announce Arrest in Taxi Driver Homicide
2012 MLK Park Murder of One Person, Wounding of Four Attributed to Alleged Bailey Gang Memeber
BPD Looking for Suspicious Vehicle in North Buffalo Child Incident
BPD Search for Persons of Interest in Death of Elderly Man
A-District - Chief Patrick M. Pascall
B-District - Chief Brian K. Patterson
C-District - Chief Marcia Scott
D-District - Chief Anthony J. Barba
E-District - Acting Chief Fred D. Young
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