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Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To End 3-Year Wage Freeze

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.

04/08/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

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.

04/02/2014

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Nassau County Police Probe Inflammatory Tweets About Officer

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.

10/16/2013

Nassau County Police respond to the shooting of an officer on Aug. 14, 2013. Inset: Police display the gun they say was recovered at the scene. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Police: Nassau County Cop Shot, Injured While Responding To Burglary

An officer who police said was responding to a report of a home burglary was shot and injured early Wednesday morning on Long Island.

08/14/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Bid Final Farewell To Hofstra Student Accidentally Shot By Police

Worshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello’s funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.

05/22/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Police Union Defends Officer’s Actions In Hofstra University Standoff

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.”

05/21/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

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.

04/17/2013

James Ryan (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

DA: Charges Upgraded Against Driver In L.I.E. Crash That Killed Nassau County Cop

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.

04/10/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Nassau County Postpones Closing Baldwin Police Precinct

It’s possible that merging the Baldwin-based First Precinct into the Seaford-based Seventh Precinct may never happen as planned, officials said.

04/08/2013

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L.I. Man Gets 10 Years In Southern State Parkway Police Chase, Crash

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.

03/05/2013

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After Wage Freeze Tossed, Nassau Cops Look For County To Pay Up

On Thursday, a judge threw out a wage freeze imposed on Nassau County police by the Nassau Interim Finance Authority.

02/15/2013

Darrell Fuller is escorted by police on his way to court on Oct. 25, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Darrell Fuller Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Nassau County Cop And Carjacking Victim

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.

11/19/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Silver Shield Foundation To Give $40K To Kids Of Officer Joseph Olivieri

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.

10/25/2012

Raymond Facey (L), Darrell Fuller (C) and Officer Arthur Lopez (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Cop Killer Darrell Fuller Transported To Nassau Police Headquarters

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.

10/24/2012

Police officer Arthur Lopez (L) and shooting suspect Darrell Fuller (R) (credit: Handouts)

Nassau County Police Officer Fatally Shot Near Cross Island Parkway; Suspect In Custody

After shooting the officer, the suspect allegedly shot another person dead in an apparent carjacking bid. An intense search for the suspect followed.

10/23/2012

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