Erie County Central Police Services Lab

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What happens when police pull over a driver, and the driver can’t hear them? What happens when a deaf person needs to report a crime? Those are questions the Town of Amherst Police Department hopes will soon be easier to answer. 


Officers will start using video remote sign language interpreters next week to better communicate with the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. 


Lackawanna Man Charged for Wife's Murder

Jul 11, 2015
Photo from Lackawanna Police Department

Lackawanna Police have arrested Daniel Whiting, 27, Saturday morning at Erie County Medical Center for the murder of his wife Ashley Whiting, 21.