Mayor to Release City-Wide Police Plan on Tuesday

August 23, 2010 Updated Aug 23, 2010 at 11:18 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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August 23, 2010 Updated Aug 23, 2010 at 11:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says he will release the central component of his city-wide police plan on Tuesday afternoon.

The plan has been under development for several months, but the recent mass shooting at a downtown restaurant has created new sense of urgency surrounding the plan's release.

Eight people were shot, four fatally, at City Grill on Aug. 14. Since then, Buffalo Police officials have fine-tuned the way officers patrol the downtown Entertainment District.

Brown took a tour of West Chippewa St. over the weekend, talking with patrons and bar owners about the increased police presence.

Brown said similar changes will be seen throughout the city once the plan is implemented.