The move granted approval for contracts that reinstate cost-of-living wages in exchange for union givebacks. Nassau’s fiscal control board – known as NIFA – must still approve the deal.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.
Nassau County police have launched an investigation, after a series of threatening tweets targeting Officer Nikolas Budimlic – the officer who accidentally shot and killed a Hosftra University student last May.
An officer who police said was responding to a report of a home burglary was shot and injured early Wednesday morning on Long Island.
Worshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello’s funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.
While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”
The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.
James Ryan, 26, was arraigned Wednesday on new charges including aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter, aggravated vehicular assault, criminally negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated, among others.
It’s possible that merging the Baldwin-based First Precinct into the Seaford-based Seventh Precinct may never happen as planned, officials said.
Louie Blanton, 24, of Amityville, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault upon a police officer, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, and criminal possession of a weapon in January.
On Thursday, a judge threw out a wage freeze imposed on Nassau County police by the Nassau Interim Finance Authority.
Fuller, 33, is charged with two counts of murder, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and more. He was ordered held without bail and is due back in court next month. He was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs.
The foundation says $20,000 each will be given to the 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter of Officer Joseph Olivieri, a Nassau County police officer who was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Long Island Expressway.
Officer Arthur Lopez was shot and killed Tuesday morning while he was on patrol on the border between Nassau County and Queens near the southbound entrance ramp of the Cross Island Parkway, officials said.
After shooting the officer, the suspect allegedly shot another person dead in an apparent carjacking bid. An intense search for the suspect followed.