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Want to have your voice heard by the Buffalo Police Department and Common Council? Now's your chance

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 09:38:38-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — If you've ever wanted to express your concerns or learn more about how the Buffalo Police Department is interacting with the community, you'll have that opportunity next week.

Beginning on Tuesday, July 30th, the Buffalo Common Council's Police Advisory Board, or PAB, is set to host the first of four community forums allowing people in every Buffalo neighborhood to share their thoughts on the police or describe any experience with the police.

This comes following last year's events which give concerns people may have with the police directly to BPD and the Common Council whether via public testimony or a written report.

Looking to attend an event in your neighborhood? Here is the list of locations with dates and times.

  • East Buffalo: Tuesday, July 30th between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave.
  • North Buffalo: Tuesday, August 13th between 6:30 and 7:45 p.m., Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242 Main St.
  • West Buffalo: Tuesday, August 27th between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Niagara Branch Library, 280 Porter Ave.
  • South Buffalo: Date, Time, Location all TBD