The measures include strengthening of the state’s “Red Flag” law by directing the State Police to file an “extreme risk” order of protection “when they believe that an individual is a threat to himself or herself or others.”
“White supremacy is a poison,” the president said. “It's a poison … running through our body politic that's been allowed to fester and grow right in front of our eyes.”
No specific threats were outlined.
The president is set to arrive in Buffalo Tuesday.
President Biden is expected to visit Buffalo this week.
Officials say the alleged shooter, who left 10 people dead and three wounded, was motivated by hatred and will face additional charges – perhaps on the federal level.
The Buffalo Police Department said a suspect in custody for the shooting had traveled hours to the crime scene, "heavily armed" and wearing "tactical gear," and live-streamed the assault.
According to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, a small engine plane registered to Barnes was found “pretty much disintegrated” in a wooded area of Genesee County shortly before noon on Friday.
The officers, who are charged with felony assault because of the advanced age of the victim, face up to seven years in prison.
“Fifty-seven resigned in disgust because of the treatment of two of their members, who were simply executing orders,” the PBA president said.
Cuomo banned tractor trailers and buses from traveling on several major state routes. But some Billy Big Riggers tried to evade the law.
Collins had at first agreed to accept a nomination for a lower office so that the party could try to find a candidate not so recently arrested by the FBI.
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