Tag: Suffolk County Police

Brookhaven House Party Under Investigation For Covid-19 Violations

Suffolk County Police officers broke up a gathering in Brookhaven early Monday morning, which the police department estimated to be about 300 to 400 people, thus violating Covid-19 regulations that limit residential gatherings to 10.

The Most Absurd Police Reports From Fire Island of Summers Past

A greatest hits of some of the most ridiculous crimes that the police have responded to on Fire Island in the past decade.

Suffolk Police Nepotism Allegation Draws Scrutiny

A Suffolk County police sergeant’s promotion that allegedly violated nepotism laws has sparked renewed questions about the department’s ethics just as a new police commissioner works to repair the agency’s scandal-scarred reputation.

Suffolk County Police Sergeant Arrested for Theft

A Suffolk County police sergeant was arrested Tuesday for allegedly falsifying time sheets in order to steal more than $7,000 over a two-year period, prosecutors said.

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.