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.
A former New York City police officer from Long Island pled guilty Friday to obstruction of justice after authorities said she tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex-husband and boyfriend’s teenage daughter.
Build-a-Rig For Scott, a community-based nonprofit on Long Island, held a charity event to build a ceremonial unit rig in memory of the late retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw, who died at age 52 in 2018 of esophageal and brain cancer related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.