more by Daniela Porat
published on May. 2, 2018 6am
Buffalo Police Department had no business sending Officer Craig Lehner into the rapid currents of the Niagara River last October.
published on Mar. 29, 2018 9am
In 2006, there were 50 candidates for police commissioner, far fewer in 2010, and then just one last month.
published on Feb. 14, 2018 7am
Experts say Lehner was ill equipped for a training exercise to which he should not have been subjected.
published on Feb. 10, 2018 10am
The fate of a related operation known as the Housing Unit is not known.
published on Sep. 26, 2017 5pm
Courts records show Strike Force, Housing Unit conduct illegal searches, sometimes submit dubious testimony.
published on May. 17, 2017 12am
Community groups demand police reform, the Common Council buys the department new rifles.
published on Feb. 15, 2017 12am
Oversight of policing in Buffalo has been lacking for many years. Investigative Post reports.
published on Jan. 18, 2017 12am
Many police departments get what amounts to a stamp of approval from outside evaluators. Not in Buffalo.
published on Dec. 14, 2016 12am
Mayor Byron Brown says he sees no need to improve training programs that show officers how to de-escalate potentially volatile situations.
published on Nov. 2, 2016 12am
Buffalo’s police force is under-trained in handling potentially explosive situations—and that’s tempting fate.