Council President Pridgen  Introduces Resolutions   Addressing Police Matters,  Cariol Horne Pension Issue

Buffalo Common Council President Darius G. Pridgen has received comments from residents in The City of Buffalo regarding Buffalo Police Department policies and the Cariol Horne pension issue.

 To address this, Council President Pridgen has filed three resolutions requesting the Administration to enforce and train the “Duty to Intervene” Policy, a policy that requires officers to protect citizens from unnecessary use of force;   to establish a task force comprised of representation from the  Council’s Police Oversight Committee and any other relevant departments or agencies; lastly to request that the NYS Attorney General open  an inquiry into the attendance records of former Officer Cariol Horne, to identify any discrepancies into the needed days for her to be awarded her pension.

   Items: 20-707 : Pridgen – Cariol Horne Inquiry

20-708 : Pridgen, Nowakowski, Rivera, Wingo, Wyatt – Duty to Intervene Policy for Buffalo Police Dept.  20-706 : Pridgen, Bollman, Wyatt – Improving BPD Policies

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