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Lieutenant Craig Lehner's family honored on Senate floor

Posted: 11:50 AM, Apr 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-17 15:50:15Z
Lt. Lehner's family honored on Senate floor
Lt. Lehner's family honored on Senate floor

Fallen Buffalo Police Lieutenant Craig Lehner is being remembered on the Senate floor in Albany for his service.

Senator Tim Kennedy posthumously honored Lt. Lehner Tuesday with the New York State Liberty Medal.

Kennedy presented Lehner's family with the medal which is the state Senate's highest civilian honor.

Kennedy also introduced a resolution on Lt. Lehner's behalf, commending his service at the BPD as well as the Army National Guard.

Lt. Lehner was a nine-year veteran of the BPD. He died six months ago during an underwater training exercise.