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Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Thousands Attend Funeral For Nassau County Cop Killed On L.I.E.

It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.

10/22/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Police Union Denies Ticket Writing Slowdown

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.

09/24/2012

Nassau County Seal (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

More Layoffs Possible In Nassau County

Having already laid off hundreds of county employees, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano is now threatening more job cuts.

08/22/2012

Nassau Legislative Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt (Credit: Mona Rivera/ WCBS 880)

L.I. Lawmaker Peter Schmitt Found In Contempt By Federal Judge, Fined $2,500

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.

06/09/2012

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Nassau County PBA Fights Parole In ’75 Killing Of Police Officer

The Nassau County Patrolman’s Benevolent Association is urging the state parole board to keep John MacKenzie behind bars.

05/30/2012

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

Vote Postponed In Nassau Police Precinct Closure Plan; Union Chief Optimistic

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.

02/27/2012

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Nassau County Might Close Two Police Precincts

Nassau County is facing a $310 million budget gap and, to help balance the budget, two police precincts might be closed.

10/11/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, left and Officer Alain Schaberger (credit: Nassau County Police/DCPI)

Funerals Held For Slain L.I. Police Officers Schaberger, Breitkopf

Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.

03/18/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Cop Union Head Wants Criminal Charges In Friendly Fire Shooting

“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.

03/17/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.

03/16/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau PBA President: Civilian Shouting ‘Gun’ Led To Friendly Fire Shooting Death

Nassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled ‘gun’ when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.

03/14/2011

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