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About the Buffalo Police Department

Welcome to the Buffalo Police Department’s Web Site. The redevelopment of the department’s web site was a part of our 2007 strategic plan and an integral component of our goal to deliver responsive and effective law enforcement services to the citizens of the City of Buffalo.

This Web Site is one of the many tools used to provide information and educate the members of the community by the BPD in our continuing effort to make Buffalo a safer place to live, raise a family and do business. These are exciting times in the City of Buffalo and this web site reflects the many changes which have taken place in the police department as well as in the City of Buffalo.

The primary mission of the Buffalo Police Department is to improve the quality of life in the City of Buffalo. To accomplish this mission, the values of Respect, Integrity and Excellence must be the basis for all of our actions as law enforcement officers. The goals embodied in our mission statement can only be obtained through the cooperative effort of the Police department and the community. By working together we can maintain the peace, provide safety and security for our citizens and reduce the fear of crime and solve the problems facing our community.

The members of the BPD are dedicated professionals, consisting of over 850 sworn and non-sworn men and women who reflect the diversity of the community in which they work. “To Protect and Serve” is our motto and our officers continue to perform at the highest level of professionalism.