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Buffalo Police lieutenant who used vulgar slur against woman retires

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 18:58:23-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Police Department lieutenant who was caught on cell phone video calling a woman a vulgar slur last June is no longer with the department.

According to police, Michael DeLong retired on March 30, 2021.

DeLong called a 25-year-old Buffalo woman a vulgar slur after she questioned a large police presence responding to a call at a 7-Eleven off Niagara Street.

The Buffalo Police Department suspended DeLong following the incident.

An I-Team investigation found DeLong had been suspended four previous times.

He will retire with a pension and health benefits.