Buffalo Police Resign. A special squad on the Buffalo Police department known as the Emergency Response Team resigned from their special posts, said the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association on Friday. The Buffalo Police Department is the second-largest city police force in the state of New York.
Fifty-seven members of the Buffalo Police Department resigned from a special squad Friday to protest the Buffalo police spokesman Capt. Nearly five dozen Buffalo police officers, specially trained for civil unrest, resigned from their unit Friday after two colleagues were suspended after a video surfaced appearing to show them shoving. Buffalo police officers resign from unit in protest of suspended colleagues who shoved protester down.
The entire Emergency Response Team at the Buffalo Police Department has resigned in a show of solidarity for the cops suspended for shoving an elderly man to the ground.
Meanwhile, the entire police unit in Buffalo that responds to protests resigned Friday in solidarity with the two officers, The Buffalo News reported. "Our position is these officers were simply following.
Media captionThe man approached police in Buffalo before being pushed backwards. Nearly five dozen Buffalo police officers, specially trained for civil unrest, resigned from their unit Friday after two colleagues were suspended after a video surfaced appearing to show them shoving. The Buffalo Police Department told local news media that five people were arrested during the The Buffalo Police Department has been accused in lawsuits in recent years of discriminating against.