Buffalo Commons


The City of Buffalo’s Untapped Power to Discipline Police Officers
The Proposed Buffalo Police Budget: 6 Strategies to Reallocate More Money
The MRTA: What You Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization in New York
Building a Safer Buffalo: Invest in Communities, Divest from Police
The Cost of Incarceration in NYS: Erie County
Poor Implementation Puts Health at Risk: An Evaluation of the New York Release Program for People Incarcerated on Charges of Technical Parole Violations during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Community Gardens as Urban Greening: Cutting Crime and Improving Wellbeing
Stop Receipts in Buffalo: Pursuit of Racial Justice and Accountability
Why Buffalo Needs Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD): Reducing Arrests and Providing Alternatives to Incarceration
Save Money, Save Lives: An Analysis of the Fiscal Impact of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act
Shrinking Jails, Rising Costs: Erie County's Wasteful Jail Budget
Footage Release Policies for the Buffalo Police Department
Why Buffalo Needs Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD): Reducing Arrests and Providing Alternatives to Incarceration
Eliminate 2018 Traffic Fees and Address Unequal Traffic Enforcement in Buffalo
Community Agenda Update: Midyear Progress Report
Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo
Restorative Practices in Buffalo: Building and Rebuilding Community
Body Cameras for the Buffalo Police: Best Practices for Policy Creation
The City of Buffalo Police Department
Advancing Racial Equity and Public Health: Smarter Marijuana Laws in Western New York
Another Voice: Build on Progress in Police Reforms
Better Policing for the City of Buffalo: Toward Community, Transparency, and Justice
Collaboration, Communication and Community-Building
Access to Justice in Buffalo and Beyond: Making the Justice System More Welcoming for Refugees
The Potential Impact of Legalizing, Regulating, and Taxing Marijuana on Erie County and New York State
Lisa Strand Interview
Initiatives for a Stronger Community
Poverty, Race, and Community Policing in Buffalo
Prisons of Poverty
Alarming Disparities: The Disproportionate Number of African American and Hispanic People in Erie County Criminal Justice System
Gang Prevention in Buffalo, NY and National Best Practices
Best Practices in Mental Health at Corrections Facilities
The Erie County Holding Center and Correctional Facility
Alternatives to Incarceration
Violent Crime in the City of Good Neighbors