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Buffalo Police officer Craig Lehner promoted posthumously to Lieutenant

K-9 training center to be named after Lehner
Posted at 2:30 PM, Feb 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-22 14:30:03-05

During Thursday's State of the City address, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced that Buffalo Police officer Craig Lehner has been posthumously promoted to Lieutenant.

Lehner did not resurface during a routine training mission last October in the Niagara River near Unity Island.

Mayor Brown also announced that in May, the Buffalo Police K-9 training facility on Louisiana Street will be renamed in honor of Lehner.

Also, Shield, officer Lehner's K-9 companion, has found a new partner within the Buffalo Police Department.

 

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