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Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood has suspended a civilian employee without pay and opened an internal investigation into what he called a "reprehensible" social media post.

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown joined law enforcement, leadership from Buffalo Public Schools, and other community leadership to announce a meeting with anti-gun violence organization Cities United about the success the city has had in curbing gun related crimes.

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At least a dozen Buffalo police officers descended on a downtown Buffalo Starbucks Tuesday not in response to a 911 call, but for the holiday edition of “Coffee with a Cop.”


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A big white Buffalo police van sat at the corner of West Delavan Avenue and Congress Street on Thursday. Police Chief Byron Lockwood and Mayor Byron Brown temporarily moved their offices there for the day to hear concerns from city residents.


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The shootings of three young people, one fatally, outside a North Buffalo community center is prompting major changes in community center operations and dealing with kids with gang ties.


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It was Code Three for 17 young Buffalo residents Sunday evening. They arrived for their Christmas shopping at the Walmart on In Cheektowaga with lights and sirens.

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Earlier this year, former Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda resigned suddenly from his post as top cop in the Buffalo Police Department. New commissioner Byron Lockwood has since taken his place. Our partners at Investigative Post looked into the process, or lack thereof, that got him there.


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Buffalo has a new police commissioner, with the Common Council unanimously approving and then swearing in Byron Lockwood for the department's top job. Lockwood replaces Daniel Derenda, who retired to take a private-sector post.

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The future of the Buffalo Police Department is looking more diverse. Recently, 40 new recruits were sworn in. Eight of them are part of a scholarship program titled Buffalo Police Department 21st Century. Launched in 2016, BPD21C is designed to help create a police force that looks like the people they protect.