34-year-old Darrell Fuller has pleaded not guilty in the October 2012 killing of Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and a second man.
Chief of the Nassau PBA James Carver called the move a knee-jerk reaction that could do harm.
Two Nassau County cops had no choice but to be rough with a man they pulled over during a traffic stop, the head of the county’s police union said Wednesday.
The state’s approval of speed cameras will help pay some of the $129 million price tag.
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.