“My office is working now to create a stakeholder coalition, including members of the Binghamton Police Department, non-profit and faith-based community groups, the Office of Broome County District Attorney, Broome County Public Defender’s Office and other community members, to assist in developing this plan,” Mayor David said in a press release sent to 12 News. Mayor David says Binghamton will follow the governor’s executive order that signed last week. Cuomo’s order states a plan will need to be put into place by April 1, 2021. “We will also identify opportunities for public input over the coming weeks,” he said. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Mayor Rich David announced Monday the Binghamton Police Department will work with the community in cooperation with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s police reform plan.
The Crime Victim’s Assistance Center and RISE shelter both offer counseling services for people in domestic violence situations. RISE shelter is currently open and is going by the latest health and safety standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Executive Director Nicole Barren told 12 News that while the pandemic may make it seem more difficult to get help, RISE is actually able to help in more ways than ever before. To Contact RISE shelter, click here. To contact the Crime Victim’s Assistance Center, click here. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — Saturday night’s shooting in Vestal has Broome County’s Family Violence Prevention Council reminding everyone that if you are experiencing domestic violence, there are resources and help available. She also said that if you are more comfortable meeting in person that can be arranged as well. “We now have an online chat option that we didn’t have before and that’s open during business hours and someone could chat immediately with an advocate, we also have the capability that once someone reaches out we can communicate by text with them,” she said.
Police said the pub and the vehicle sustained heavy damage; however, the driver was not hurt. Police said the driver fell asleep before striking three poles and then the building. The crash occurred around 3 a.m. (WBNG) — The Endicott Police Department cited a 22-year old man after he crashed his vehicle into Buck’s Pub on North Nanticoke Avenue early Saturday morning, according to a news release.