James Carver

(credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880, FILE)

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

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

Jail Cells (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

Nassau County Police Department Logo

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

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