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Most of the serious crime in the region is committed against people living in concentrated poverty. The most effective crime-prevention strategy is an anti-poverty strategy. We also need a major new emphasis on community policing, rehabilitation, reentry, restorative justice, and juvenile diversion programs to reduce the rate of recidivism and offer pathways of hope.

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October 29, 2021

Right To Know Law Takes Effect in Buffalo

On September 17, 2021, the Buffalo City Charter was officially amended to include a new section (Article 13) known as the Right To Know law.  This law gives every motorist in Buffalo the right to a paper document clearly stating the reason for being stopped by the police, and gives every …

October 29, 2021

WKBW: "Who should be in charge of police discipline in Buffalo?"

By: Eileen Buckley | October 29, 2021 Police brutality is taking center stage in a brand new report issued Friday by the Partnership for the Public Good in Buffalo. “Getting rid of those few bad apples would go a long way toward doing that,” remarked Miles Gresham, …

October 29, 2021

WBFO: "Partnership for Public Good: City of Buffalo has more power to discipline police"

By Michael Mroziak | October 29, 2021 The Partnership for the Public Good has released a new policy brief on the City of Buffalo’s police department, and what the PPG says is the city’s untapped power to discipline police officers.

October 18, 2021

Investigative Post: "911 calls down 5%; traffic stops up 48%"

By Geoff Kelly | October 18, 2021 You might imagine Buffalo police spend their shifts busting drug dealers, foiling burglaries and taking guns off the street. There’s some of that, certainly.  But an analysis by Investigative Post of five years of 911 calls shows that sort of policing …

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12 Proposals for a More Equitable Buffalo NiagaraDecember 3, 2021, 10:30 am-12 pm

Sam Magavern, Senior Policy Fellow, Partnership for the Public Good, and a Team of 12 University at Buffalo Law Students

Register here for the Zoom event: https://bit.ly/3qPH7Uv

Buffalo's Untapped Power to Discipline PoliceNovember 30, 2021, 12:30-2 pm

Miles Gresham, Esq. and De'Jon Hall

Register here: https://bit.ly/3cjB1TN For many, the apparent inability to discipline or fire police officers with records of misconduct has been a major obstacle to criminal justice reform. However, both court decisions and Buffalo’s legislative history grant the City of Buffalo the authority …

Buffalo's Untapped Power to Discipline PoliceNovember 30, 2021, 12:30-2 pm

Miles Gresham, Esq. and De'Jon Hall

Register here: https://bit.ly/3cjB1TN For many, the apparent inability to discipline or fire police officers with records of misconduct has been a major obstacle to criminal justice reform. However, both court decisions and Buffalo’s legislative history grant the City of Buffalo the authority …

Buffalo's Untapped Power to Discipline PoliceNovember 30, 2021, 12:30-2 pm

Miles Gresham, Esq. and De'Jon Hall

Register here: https://bit.ly/3cjB1TN For many, the apparent inability to discipline or fire police officers with records of misconduct has been a major obstacle to criminal justice reform. However, both court decisions and Buffalo’s legislative history grant the City of Buffalo the authority …

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