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BPD Looking for Smash and Grab Suspect

April-17th-2014 — BPD Looking for Smash and Grab Suspect.  Read More.

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Badge of Honor Society Honors Officer Parete

April-4th-2014 — Badge of Honor Society Honors Officer Parete.  Read More.

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SUSPICIOUS MALE APPROACHES STUDENTS NEAR ST. MARK’S SCHOOL

April-4th-2014— SUSPICIOUS MALE APPROACHES STUDENTS NEAR ST. MARK’S SCHOOL.  Read More.

ALERT: SUSPICIOUS MALE APPROACHES CHILD

April-1st-2014— ALERT: SUSPICIOUS MALE APPROACHES CHILD.  Read More.

Mayor Brown Announces BPD Are Now Equipped To Carry Narcan

February-27th-2014— MAYOR BROWN ANNOUNCES BUFFALO POLICE ARE NOW EQUIPPED TO CARRY A HEROIN ANTIDOTE.  Read More.

BPD ALERT PUBLIC OF NEW PHONE SCAM

January-31st-2014— Buffalo police are alerting the public in connection with a phone scam in the Buffalo and Western New York area.  Read More.

BPD Seek Hit and Run Vehicle Following DWI Arrest.

January-15th-2014— Buffalo police have arrested an individual in connection with a DWI incident that occurred late Tuesday night.  Read More.

BPD MAKE ARREST IN SOUTH BUFFALO HOMICIDE

December-6th-2013 — Buffalo Police homicide detectives have made an arrest in connection with an incident that occurred on November 8th at approximately 3:30am. Read More.

POLICE ALERT RESIDENTS TO CRAIGSLIST ROBBERIES

December-6th-2013 — Area police agencies are alerting residents in connection with three recent Craigslist armed robberies. The incidents occurred the week of November 24th. Read More.

BPD Arrest Two in Shooting that left Three Injured

November-1st-2013 — Buffalo police have arrested two individuals in connection with a shooting, in which three people were struck by gunfire. The incident happened on October 26th in the vicinity of Townsend and Peckham Streets around 10:10pm. Read More.


Arrested

MAYOR BROWN, BPD ANNOUNCE ARREST IN DEATH OF 5-YEAR-OLD BOY

September-19th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced today the arrest of 26-year-old Matthew Kuzdzal in connection with the death of 5-year-old Eain Brooks.. Read More.

BPD MAKE ARREST IN KILLING OF TEENAGER

September-5th-2013 — Buffalo police announced Thursday morning an arrest in the homicide of 13 year old Lanasha Rollerson. Read More.

Mayor Brown Launches Buffalo Peacemakers

August-7th-2013 — Today, Mayor Byron Brown announced the launch of the Buffalo Peacemakers Gang Intervention Program, a new public safety initiative that strengthens community and faith-based organizations' ability to further enhance safety and reduce crime in neighborhoods across Buffalo. Read More.

BPD LOOKING FOR SUSPECTS IN GAS STATION ROBBERY.

July-30th-2013 — Buffalo police are releasing surveillance photos in connection with an armed robbery of a NOCO gas station located at Genesee Street and Crossman. The incident happened Friday night, July 26th, at 11:30pm. Read More.

BPD Promote 20 in SR0 Ceremony.

July-12th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced the promotions of 20 officers during an early afternoon ceremony at Buffalo Police Headquarters. Read More.

MAYOR BROWN, BUFFALO POLICE ANNOUNCE HOMICIDE ARREST.

July-11th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda today announced an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred on Northland Avenue last weekend. Read More.

NEW HIGH TECH SPEED SIGNS UNVEILED ON PARKSIDE AVENUE.

June-14th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda unveiled new high tech speed signs on Parkside Avenue between the 198 and Jewett Parkway to help control speeding in that area. Read More.

BPD ADD 22 NEW OFFICERS TO THE DEPARTMENT.

June-7th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda welcomed 22 new police officers to the force at a graduation ceremony Friday afternoon at ECC-City campus. Read More.

BPD ARREST FINAL 2 SUSPECTS IN ASSAULT OF 66 YEAR OLD MALE.

June-6th-2013 — Buffalo police have arrested the final two suspects in connection with the mid-May assault of a 66 year old male that occurred at Shoshone Park. Arrested Thursday morning are 18 year old Edward Magby and 17 year old Damari Phillips, both of Buffalo. Read More.

Jaquan Woodard
Quashaun Moore
Darvin Whitely
Homer Barney
Rashawn Rivera
Edward Magby
Damari Phillips

Operation: Riverside Renewal

Drug Raids Net 18 Arrests

May-30th-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced today that Buffalo police and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) just completed a series of search warrants in the Riverside area of the city that resulted in the execution of 24 warrants and 18 arrests. Read More.

Mayor Brown Resumes Annual Summer Police Foot And Bicycle Patrols.

May-23rd-2013 — Mayor Byron Brown announced today that the Buffalo Police Department will resume its annual police foot and bicycle patrols in each of the Department's five districts this summer, providing comprehensive patrol coverage. Read More.

2ND ARREST MADE IN TAXI CAB HOMICIDE.

May-23rd-2013 — Buffalo police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the March 6th fatal shooting of a cab driver. Read More.

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BPD SEEK PERSON OF INTEREST IN WILLIAM STREET BANK ROBBERY.

May-15th-2013 — Buffalo police need the public's help in locating a person of interest in connection with a May 6th bank robbery that occurred at the M&T Bank located in the 400 block of William Street. Read More.

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MAYOR BYRON BROWN AND BUFFALO POLICE ANNOUNCE ARREST IN TAXI DRIVER HOMICIDE.

April-24th-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced this morning that an arrest has been made in the March 6th fatal shooting of taxi cab driver, Mazen Abdallah. Read More.

2012 MLK PARK MURDER OF ONE PERSON, WOUNDING OF FOUR ATTRIBUTED TO ALLEGED BAILEY GANG MEMEBER.

April-23rd-2013 — U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury in Buffalo has charged Tariq Brown, 20, with the May 12, 2012 shooting at Martin Luther King Park that left Marquay Lee dead and four other individuals wounded. Two of the injured persons suffered permanent injuries, one victim is now a paraplegic and another was blinded in one eye.. Read More.

BPD LOOKING FOR SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE IN NORTH BUFFALO CHILD INCIDENT.

April-23rd-2013 — Buffalo police are looking for a person of interest after a report that an individual had approached a young child in a suspicious manner in the North Buffalo area. Read More.

BPD MAKE ARREST IN TONAWANDA STREET HOMICIDE.

April-17th-2013 — Buffalo police arrested a suspect earlier today, who was sought for the stabbing death of 20 year old Roberto Leon of Buffalo, two months ago.  Read More.

BPD MAKE SECOND ARREST IN HOMICIDE OF 96 YEAR OLD MAN

April-12th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives have announced a second arrest in the death of 96 year old Levi Clayton. Detectives have arrested 19 year old Jordan McKinnon of Buffalo and charged him with burglary and robbery in the 1st degree.  Read More.

CITY SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CATCH IMAGES OF BURGLARY INCIDENT.

April-2nd-2013 — Buffalo police are releasing City Surveillance Camera System photos in connection with a burglary that occurred last week on Minnesota Avenue. The incident happened Thursday, March 28th, some time after 8:30am at a home in the 500 block of Minnesota Avenue.  Read More.

BPD HONORS OVER 30 OFFICERS AT AWARDS CEREMONY.

March-28th-2013 — Buffalo Police Academy Buffalo Police Headquarters 74 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14202  Read More.

MAYOR BROWN AND POLICE INSPECTOR HONORED BY MEDAILLE COLLEGE.

March-25th-2013 — Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and Buffalo police inspector Joseph F. Strano were honored Monday at the 8th Annual Medaille College Media Awards Ceremony.  Read More.

BPD CHARGE HUSBAND IN WIFE'S DEATH.

March-12th-2013 — Buffalo police have arrested and charged Antoine D. Mattox, 32 years old, for the murder of Nedra E.Thomas-Mattox, 38, on Andover Avenue. Northeast District police were originally called to the scene around 3:25 Monday afternoon, and found the woman deceased in a rear bedroom of the house. Police had identified Antoine Mattox as a person of interest early in the investigation, after police learned he left the house around 1:30 in the afternoon. He was located by Rochester police, inside the Greyhound Bus Station on Cumberland Street in Rochester. The suspect was returned to Buffalo, and questioned by homicide squad detectives.  Read More.

BPD SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP IN CAB DRIVER DEATH.

March-8th-2013 — Buffalo police are continuing to investigate the murder of a local cab driver, Mazen M. Abdallah, and are reaching out through the media, for the public's help.The taxi was found in the 700 block of Norfolk Avenue, with the driver found dead in the back-seat. Police have already asked for anyone with knowledge on the whereabouts of the cab between five and seven o'clock in the morning, Wednesday, to notify police. The vehicle was a white Lincoln Town Car with the number 57 prominently displayed, marked with the Airport Taxi logo.  Read More.

 
BPD Chief of Detectives, Dennis J. Richards, updates media on cab driver homicide

BPD INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE OF CAB DRIVER.

March-6th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives are investigating the homicide of a 55 year old cab driver Detectives say the deceased body of the Buffalo man was discovered by a fellow worker at approximately 7am Wednesday morning in the 700 block of Norfolk Avenue near Kensington Avenue.  Read More.

BPD MAKE SECOND HOMICIDE ARREST THIS WEEK

March-1st-2013 — Buffalo police have cleared a homicide case from last year, with an arrest, for the second time this week. On May 19th, 2012 at around 1:45 pm a gunman shot and killed 18 year old Shaquille R. Woods of Buffalo. Read More.

BPD MAKE ARREST IN JANUARY 2012 FATAL SHOOTING

Feb-26th-2013 — Buffalo police homicide detectives have arrested an individual in connection with a January 2012 fatal shooting. Detectives Salvatore Valvo and James Lema charged 21 year old Laquann Morgan of Buffalo with murder in the 2nd degree in the shooting death of 25 year old Adrian L. Huggins Jr.  Read More.

HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR OFFICER PARETE'S FUNERAL

Feb-6th-2013 — Hundreds turned out for the funeral of Buffalo police officer Patricia A. Parete, who passed away on February 2nd after being shot in the line of duty in December of 2006. Read More.

BPD SEARCH FOR VEHICLE IN HIT AND RUN OF WOMAN IN WHEELCHAIR.

Jan-31st-2013 — Buffalo Police Accident Investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a black 2004 -2009 Dodge Durango that is being described as a "vehicle of interest" in connection with a hit and run accident that left a woman seriously injured. Read More.

NEW CLASS OF RECRUITS SWORN IN BY BPD.

Jan-18th-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda welcomed 21 new recruits to the ranks of the Buffalo police department on Friday, January 18th. Family, friends and police personnel packed the second floor academy at police headquarters for the late morning swearing in ceremony. Read More.

MAYOR BYRON BROWN AND BPD ANNOUNCE ARREST IN HOME INVASION OF 96 YEAR OLD MAN.

Jan-3rd-2013 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda announced one arrest today in connection with the November 24th, 2012 home invasion of a 96 year old Longview Avenue resident. Read More.

 

Auto Theft Prevention

Auto Theft Prevention Tips

With nice weather here - keep your vehicle safe

All auto break-ins usually have one thing in common: there's something left in the car worth stealing. Most larcenies from cars are "crimes of opportunity" that could be prevented by taking some preventative steps. Read Buffalo Police department recommendations. View Auto Theft Prevention cards.

Mayor Brown Announces Neighborhood Anti-Crime Effort

New Keeping Neighborhoods on Watch (KNOW) Initiative Designed to Support Block Clubs and Residents in Monitoring and Reporting Suspicious Activity

Jun-10-2010 — Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced the creation of a new, neighborhood-based anti-crime effort that will support city block clubs and residents in monitoring and reporting suspicious activity. Read more...

Text A Tip

New Program Allows You to TEXT TIPS to BPD Anonymously

Program will start Wednesday, May 26th at 8am

May-24-2010 — Mayor Byron W. Brown and the Buffalo Police Department unveiled a new program that allows YOU to anonymously and safely help fight crime by using your own cell phone. Read More.


News & Events

BPD Looking for Smash and Grab Suspect
Apr-17-2014 — BPD Looking for Smash and Grab Suspect

Badge of Honor Society Honors Officer Parete
Apr-04-2014 — Badge of Honor Society Honors Officer Parete

Suspicious Male Approaches Students near St. Mark’s School
Apr-04-2014 — Buffalo police are investigating an incident of a suspicious male who followed two students as they were making their way to St. Mark’s School this morning.

ALERT: SUSPICIOUS MALE APPROACHES CHILD
Apr-02-2014 — Buffalo police are investigating a report of a suspicious male who approached a young girl Monday afternoon.

BPD Bike Auction
Mar-21-2014 — The Buffalo Police Department is planning a bicycle auction featuring over two hundred bicycles on Saturday, March 29, 2014.



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1857 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14220
851-4415

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695 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
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693 East Ferry St.
Buffalo, NY 14211
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669 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14207
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2767 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14215
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