Buffalo Police Department

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown (podium) with Retired BPD Commissioner Daniel Derend (left) and interim Commissioner Byron Lockwood (right) a from May 2017 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following the surprise overnight announcement that Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda had retired , Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown denied influencing Derenda's decision. "I had no plans to ask him to step aside," the mayor told reporters on Wednesday. "He has served the...
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Tom Puckett
January 02, 2018 - 11:26 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police have closed the Skyway for visibility issues. Snow squalls and high winds have been forecast for today, and a winter weather advisory is in effect. READ MORE HERE CHECK SCHOOL CLOSINGS HERE From the National Weather Service: ...A SNOW SQUALL WILL AFFECT...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2017 - 4:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating a possible attempted abduction. The incident occurred Monday morning at approximately 6:45am near Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Parkway. Central District officers say a 13 year old female was waiting at a bus stop when a black 4 door vehicle...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
November 11, 2017 - 11:34 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing on the steps of Buffalo City Hall on a frigid Saturday morning, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Police Lieutenant Daniel Rinaldo announced the arrest and arraignment of a 30-year old man in connection with a fatal shooting on Allen Street in Buffalo November...
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Photos courtesy @Ben_Read_WGRZ
October 29, 2017 - 8:38 am
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - After an emotional couple of weeks in Western New York, culminating with the funeral of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner, the Buffalo Bills will took pause before the game against the Raiders and paid tribute to Lehner. Lehner's family was seated as mid-field...
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Tom Puckett
October 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The funeral for Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner is set for Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Key Bank Center. Calling hours will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home at 4199 Lakeshore Rd. in Hamburg. Lehner will receive a police and military funeral...
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