James Burke

FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Touts Continued Drop In Crime

The latest stats show a 17 percent reduction in property crimes and an 8.5 percent decline in violent crime since 2012.

06/18/2014

FBI's dig site at the former Ozone Park home of Jimmy "The Gent" Burke, June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FBI: ‘Material’ Unearthed Beneath Former Home Of Famed Gangster

The FBI confirmed material was recovered from the former home of Jimmy “The Gent” Burke, but a forensic examination by the medical examiner will determine whether they were human remains or something else.

06/19/2013

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Fallen Suffolk County Police Officers Remembered In Yaphank

Over the years, 22 members of the Suffolk County Police Department have died in the line of duty. Today, family, friends, and fellow officers gathered to remember them, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/18/2012

Acting Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber and Chief of Department James Burke appear before county legislature’s public safety committee. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Police Cmsr. Outlines Reorganization Plan

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.

02/02/2012