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Buffalo Police Dept Weekly Review (June 21st-28th).

Buffalo Police Department Week in Review for June 21-28, 2017

Calls for Service – 5,600

Arrests – 100

Overdoses – 21

Narcan uses by BPD – 4

Seized Guns – 7

******************************************************************************* This morning, Central District Chief Joseph Gramaglia and Community Police Officers's Joseph Szafranski and Jeanan Sharpe organized with the Mayors Impact Team a clean up of the Michigan St underpass near the 33 and surrounding area. Buffalo Police responded to 311 complaints and direct calls from the community to address homeless issues by coordinating with Matt Urban Center and Lake Shore Behavioral Health Services. Together they were able to conduct outreach in the days leading up to this morning clean up where several homeless individuals were set up with new housing. Central District works regularly with Matt Urban to conduct outreach and have their workers respond to complaints involving homeless issues. The Mayors Impact Team did a great job cleaning up the area. ***************************************************************************** On Wednesday, Buffalo Police officers from the Housing unit, an Assistant Erie County District Attorney, and the Ferry-Grider Tenant Counsel partnered to have an ice cream social for the kids in Donovan Drive/ Ferry-Grider homes. Thanks to Sweet Jenny’s for providing the ice cream and plastic wear. ****************************************************************************** Buffalo Police want to remind you again with summer here to protect your vehicle by making sure your doors are locked and your windows are up. Buffalo Police have received numerous reports over the last week where items were taken from vehicles where doors were left unlocked and windows were down. Police also remind you not to leave your valuables in your vehicle. ******************************************************************************** EVENTS • July 3rd/4th- Wilkenson Pointe: with 14 rides, family friendly games, a beer garden, water sport rentals, food, street performers, jugglers, a face painter, balloon art and the beautiful sunset at Wilkenson Pointe July 3rd and 4th and a fabulous fireworks display on July 4th at 10pm. There’s FREE PARKING and no entrance fee. Wristbands are available: Monday: 11-7pm $18 per bracelet Tuesday: (July 4th) 11-10pm $20 per bracelet • July 4th: Fireworks display at 10pm incorporated with above with overflow parking/viewing at the Outer Harbor • Food Truck Tuesday (weekly) 4pm-9pm at Larkinville • Concert Series at Buffalo River Fest Park (weekly) 5pm • Farmers Market at Caz Park Sundays (weekly) 9am-2pm • City of Buffalo Residents Hazardous Waste Drop off at Houghton Academy July 8th – 9am-2pm • SABAH Kickball Tourney – July 8th at Wilkenson Point • Brunch Festival at Wilkenson Point – July 9th - $15.00 entry includes food samples and a drink – 12pm-3pm • Galbani Buffalo Italian Festival – July 13th – 16th at Outer Harbor • Rocking at the Knox – July 29th from 6pm – 11pm at the Art Museum 

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