An active NYPD officer and a retiree from Long Island, as well as one other officer from Queens, wound up being indicted on federal bribery charges Friday in connection with a kickback scheme tied to their assignments to a Queens precinct, law enforcement sources announced.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the indictment of former Queens NYPD Officer Errick Allen after he allegedly shot and killed his friend in 2020.
The Nassau County Police Department reportedly hired 17 former New York Police Department (NYPD) officers who were accused of misconduct over a 5-year period, sparking outrage among critics calling for police reform.
The Long Island woman who was charged in the hit-and-run killing of NYPD Detective Anastasios Tsakos in April was arraigned Tuesday, May 25, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz.
Three NYPD officers from Long Island were charged for their alleged roles in a towing company bribery scheme as well as drug trafficking, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
A Hempstead driver was indicted by a Queens Grand Jury Monday in the fatal hit-and-run that left NYPD Highway Patrol Officer Anastasios Tsakos dead last month, according to Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz.
Family, friends, and fellow police officers and motorcyclists congregated in and around St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church on Tuesday to honor Anastasios Tsakos, the New York City Police officer from East Northport who died in the line of duty on April 27 when he was struck by an alleged drunk driver on the Long Island Expressway.
A former New York City police officer from West Islip was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling drugs that caused a fatal overdose in 2019.
Services for the New York City police officer from Long Island who died in the line of duty after being struck by an alleged drunk driver are planned for Monday and Tuesday in Greenlawn.
Police Officer Anastasios Tsakos, 43, of East Northport, a 14-year member of the department, was killed “in what can only be described as a senseless and completely avoidable chain of events,” according to Police Commissioner Dermot Shea.