Free The People WNY



Public Hearing on Cariol’s Law

Notice is hereby given, that pursuant to Section 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, and Section 3-17 of the Charter of the City of Buffalo, a Public Hearing will be held before the Honorable Byron W. Brown, Mayor of the City of Buffalo, via remote video conference on October 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm upon the following: Local Law Introductory # 1 (2020) – “Cariol’s Law; The Duty to Intervene”, a Local Law amending Article XIII of the Charter of the City of Buffalo in Relation to the Department of Police.

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Activists discuss possible changes for Buffalo police

Last night, Free the People, Western New York held a meeting in the Belle Center to talk about policing and police. Under an order from Governor Cuomo, Buffalo must appoint a task force to study the Police Department and decide on what changes have to be made to update the agency and see how it handles racial issues.

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