On Wednesday, the 12-year veteran was shot in the neck and hip in Huntington Station, police said.
Officials say Officer Mark Collins was shot just before midnight Wednesday while confronting a suspect who fled a traffic stop in Huntington Station.
A driver accused of striking and critically injuring a Suffolk County police officer and his passenger faced a judge on Tuesday.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Greene would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.
Even as Suffolk County suffers with a multi-million dollar budget deficit, the new top cop is collecting six figures, and he has a defender.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has made his pick for police commissioner. He has selected acting commissioner and veteran cop Edward Webber.
Acting Suffolk County police commissioner Edward Webber said making precinct commanders more responsible and accountable for tracking crime trends in their district will make communities safer.