Use of force policy (Buffalo Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Buffalo Police Department of Buffalo, NY.


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

All current policies regarding police use of force.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Buffalo Police Department

I will be out of the office starting 05/12/2018 and will not return until

From: Buffalo Police Department

Good Morning

Sorry for the delay in my response.

The City of Buffalo Police Department is in receipt of your Freedom of
Information Law request. Please allow this email to serve as an
acknowledgment of your request pursuant to New York State Public Officer’s
Law, Section 89, entitled Freedom of Information Law.

I am in the process of getting the portion of the BPD 's procedure manual
pertaining to use of force in order to fufull your request.

Thank You
Lynn Milligan

From: Buffalo Police Department

Good Afternoon

(See attached file: foil0531-05302018120451.pdf)