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.
It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.
The head of the Nassau County police union says you shouldn’t believe allegations by the county administration that cops are engaged in a ticket-writing slowdown.
Having already laid off hundreds of county employees, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano is now threatening more job cuts.
A Long Island lawmaker who admitted to revealing portions of an internal investigation about police failures in a domestic-violence case that led a woman’s death was found in contempt by a federal judge on Friday. He was fined $2,500.
The Nassau County Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is urging the state parole board to keep John MacKenzie behind bars.
A vote scheduled for today on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s plan to close four of the eight police precincts has been postponed until next week.