Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Following a prayer vigil and call for peace in Buffalo's City Hall Friday afternoon, police officials confirmed that investigators are probing "credible threats" of harm to members of law enforcement.


Chris Caya WBFO News

A new Buffalo Police exam will be held in just over 90 days and it could lead to a job for hundreds of city residents. 


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There were many opinions on policing in Buffalo Tuesday night, many of which were shouted out during a raucous forum in Mount Olive Baptist Church sponsored by Mayor Byron Brown.

Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

Buffalo Police officers will now be required to take part in an at least 21 hours of ethics, diversity, and use-of-force training per year. The new measure was announced during a Buffalo Common Council Police Oversight Committee meeting Wednesday.

Buffalo police add new recruits to department

Aug 1, 2014
City of Buffalo

The Buffalo Police Department has added 19 new recruits to its ranks. The recruits were sworn in by Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda in an afternoon ceremony Friday. They will take part in a six month training program at the Police Academy.

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Officials with the Buffalo Police Department say they are working with the FBI to eliminate bad officers from its ranks. Three more officers were indicted Wednesday for the alleged use of excessive force against four young men in 2009.

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A federal grand jury has indicted three Buffalo Police officers for violating the civil rights of four teenagers.

The number of Buffalo police officers who are off work because they were injured on duty has dropped drastically.