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Daniel Derenda Sworn-in as New Police Commissioner

Commissioner Daniel DerendaJuly 21, 2010 — On Wednesday, July 21st, the Buffalo Common Council confirmed Daniel Derenda as the new police commissioner. Moments after being confirmed, the 51 year old Derenda was sworn in.

Commissioner Derenda has over 24 years of experience in the Buffalo Police Department including being deputy police commissioner in charge of operations since 2006. He has been the Interim police commissioner since the beginning of this year.

Commissioner Derenda has two deputy commissioner's; First Deputy Byron Lockwood and new deputy in charge of operations Charles Tomaszewski.

The commissioner is a Buffalo resident, married with two children.