Assault Rifles City lawmakers open to police union request for stronger firearms By Michael Mroziak • Mar 2, 2016 Buffalo's police union and the city's police commissioner have different opinions about the union's proposal to provide patrol officers with higher-powered guns than their currently-issued pistols. City lawmakers, meanwhile, are not ready to commit one way or another. Listen Listening... / 1:15 WBFO's Michael Mroziak reports Buffalo police union seeks more powerful weapons for patrols By Michael Mroziak • Mar 1, 2016 Michael Mroziak, WBFO Buffalo's police commissioner and the union representing the officers are at odds over the latter's proposal to step up the firepower for patrolling officers. Both sides brought their opinions to Common Council Chambers on Tuesday. Listen Listening... / 1:22 Listen to Michael Mroziak's report. SAFE Act provisions process begins By Chris Jamele & WBFO Newsroom • Apr 15, 2013 WBFO File Photo / WBFO News Two controversial provisions of New York State's SAFE Act will go into effect on Monday, April 15, 2013.