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In the Syracuse suburb of Manlius, police transparency carries a hefty price tag.

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The city’s Office of Public Integrity has concluded that neither Mayor Lovely Warren nor anyone in her administration violated departmental policies or ethics codes in their handling of information about Daniel Prude’s arrest and his death at the hands of Rochester police officers.

City of Buffalo

A video showing the 2016 beating of a man in the Buffalo Police lockup has gone public.

NYCLU

The New York Civil Liberties Union is out with a new online resource called Behind the Badge, which provides information on the internal policies and data from police departments around the state, including Buffalo.

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Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo is accusing the Poloncarz Administration of a continued lack of cooperation in providing information that, he says, is needed if lawmakers are to vote on a request for more money for an expanded future convention center study.


Avery Schneider

A report card for local government websites and how well they share information with the public is out this week from the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government. Bottom line up front – the grades aren’t good.


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Questions remain over the placement of seven high-level sex offenders in a West Seneca neighborhood.