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.
Nassau County is facing a $310 million budget gap and, to help balance the budget, two police precincts might be closed.
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.
“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.
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.
Nassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled ‘gun’ when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.