A contentious public safety hearing of the Erie County Legislature Thursday morning ended up with all parties satisfied and a plan in place for sheriff's deputies to wear body cameras by the end of 2019.
As the lawsuit for the death of India Cummings enters the discovery phase, more details are expected to become public about what a state Commission of Correction report calls a "homicide due to medical neglect."
The local lawyer representing the family of a man who died in the Erie County Holding Center is praising the work of the New York State Commission of Correction. The commission issued its final report in the 2012 death of 35-year-old Robert Metcalf, finding it a homicide caused by improper restraint used by Erie County deputies.
The Erie County Sheriff’s Air One helicopter landed on the quad at Medaille College Wednesday, a vivid show of support for the college’s Leaders in Training Program (LIT). The group Western New York United
Assemblyman Sean Ryan is calling on the Erie County Sheriff’s Office for answers regarding cell phone surveillance. The Sheriff’s department reportedly spent over $350,000 to purchase technology which allows them to obtain private data from mobile phones.
A standoff described as an 'active shooting' in the Town of Concord ended Monday morning after a gunman fired shots at authorities responding to a domestic call on home Brown Hill Road Road Sunday night.