Brian McLaughlin Probation department adding more Tasers By Mike Desmond • Dec 9, 2019 Tasers are a tool for Erie County's probation officers who, right now, have seven available to officers who carry hand weapons. The county is now in the process of purchasing more. Listen Listening... / 1:09 WBFO's Mike Desmond reports. Erie County to receive $3.45M in federal funds to fight opioid epidemic By Avery Schneider • Oct 10, 2018 Avery Schneider / WBFO News Erie County’s effort to combat opioid addiction and overdose is on track to get a more than $3.4 million boost from the federal government. Listen Listening... / 1:37 WBFO’s Avery Schneider reports.