Tag: Suffolk County Police

Suffolk Confirms First Female Police Commissioner

Geraldine Hart, the FBI’s former Long Island office leader, officially became the Suffolk County Police Department’s first female commissioner after county legislators unanimously confirmed her historic appointment as top cop on Tuesday.

Ex-Suffolk Cop Admits Causing Fatal DWI Crash

An ex-Suffolk County police officer has admitted to driving drunk the wrong way on Sunrise Highway and causing the head-on crash that killed a 37-year-old man in Bay Shore last year.

Suffolk Cop Arrested for Sexually Abusing Woman, Feds Say

A Suffolk County police officer was arrested Thursday for allegedly forcing a woman to perform a sex act on him in the First Precinct station house five months ago, federal authorities said.

Ex-Suffolk Police Chief James Burke Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

Disgraced former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 46 months in prison for civil rights violations and conspiracy charges for beating a 24-year-old burglary suspect in 2012 and ordering subordinates to cover it up.

How Long Island Authorities Reacted to Recent Cop Slayings

The decision to exercise more vigilance in Nassau and Suffolk counties comes after eight cops were killed in 10 days by two black men with military backgrounds. Both suspects were reportedly aggravated by fatal shootings of African Americans at the hands of the police. The latest tragedy came Sunday, when a former U.S. Marine identified as Gavin Long gunned down three cops in Baton Rouge, La., in what authorities there have described as an “ambush.”

Donald Trump Appearance at Suffolk GOP Event in Patchogue Sparks Outrage

Protesters are planning demonstrations against the event, which will be at a venue near where an immigrant was killed in a high-profile hate crime nearly eight years ago.

Ed Walsh Trial: Sheriff DeMarco Recounts Attempts to Probe Conservative Chairman

Among the complaints lodged against Walsh were anonymous allegations that he was unprofessional and abusive, but neither those claims nor the accusation that the chairman was politicking at work resulted in disciplinary action, DeMarco testified Tuesday at Walsh's theft and fraud trial at Central Islip federal court.

Men at Center of Long Island Police Brutality Cases Speak Out

Both men discussed their cases at a news conference with their attorney, who represents them in separate lawsuits.

Peconic Man Charged in Lethal Limo Crash on North Fork That...

Steven Romeo, the pickup truck driver, stayed at the crash scene for 15 minutes and spoke to several responding officers before he allegedly walked away and climbed over a nearby six-foot-high fence.