Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin BY: News 4 StaffPUBLISHED: March 26, 2021 A group of social justice advocates says the plans to reform […]
An inmate died at the Erie County Holding Center after being found unresponsive early Saturday morning, Erie County Sheriff’s officials said Saturday.
The Erie County Sheriff was grilled over misconduct involving sheriff’s deputies.
Sheriff Timothy Howard took questions for nearly two hours Thursday while appearing before the legislature’s public safety committee meeting.
Today, the New York State Assembly Correction Committee passed the Fair & Timely Parole Act. Communications and Policy Associate, TeAna Taylor, released a statement on behalf of The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice, “If signed into law, the Fair & Timely Parole Act would ensure that parole release decisions are based on who incarcerated people are today. It would also mean that people like my father, who will one day go before New York’s Parole Board, will actually receive a fair chance at release.” Read TeAna’s full statement here.
An investigation into an arrest by two Buffalo police officers captured on cellphone video holding down and punching a man led to no charges, the Monroe County District Attorney confirmed Friday night.
Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin BY: Claudine Ewing of WGRZPUBLISHED: March 3, 2021 The same month in 2020 that George Floyd was killed […]
Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin BY: Sandra Tan of The Buffalo NewsPUBLISHED: February 28, 2021 A police reform task force wants the Erie […]
In its recent editorial, The News’ editorial board argued to keep the Buffalo Police Department in traffic enforcement. We respectfully disagree.
The board makes flawed assumptions about the efficacy of traffic enforcement by police, arguing that more traffic enforcement decreases the risk of speeding and dangerous driving.
However, a recent study by the National Institutes of Health found that speeding citations have limited effects on deterrence.
Debate raged Tuesday over Buffalo’s School Zone Safety Program that uses speed camera technology to enforce the 15 mph speed limit at 20 locations near schools in the city.
Buffalo Parking Commissioner Kevin J. Helfer, during the Common Council’s Legislation Committee meeting, rebuffed an independent review of the program presented earlier this month to the Council.
The Center for Community Alternatives released a new report that highlights New York’s excessive spending on the carceral system.