BPD Underwater Recovery Team

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Investigations are underway into the death of Buffalo Police officer Craig Lehner, who lost his life during a training exercise with the Underwater Recovery Team. Using Freedom of Information requests to gain access to department records, Daniela Porat of Investigative Post has raised concerns about the officer's death in the Niagara River. Porat discussed the story during her appearance on WBFO's Press Pass.


Mike Desmond / WBFO News

LaSalle Park on Buffalo's waterfront was lit in blue Thursday night as citizens held a vigil for Police Officer Craig Lehner.

Buffalo Police diver still missing

Oct 14, 2017
Michael Mroziak / WBFO News

A Buffalo Police officer who disappeared during a diving training session in the Niagara River is still missing.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Police are trying to determine the identity of skeletal remains that washed up on the Lake Erie shore at the end of La Salle Park in Buffalo. Those remains were discovered by a long-time resident of the Harbour Pointe condos on Friday morning.


Buffalo Police Department / WBFO News

The Buffalo Police Underwater Recovery Team was called to search the Buffalo River near Cazenovia Creek this morning, in connection with the search for a missing man.