An investigation by Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice concludes two bystanders were justified in using deadly force during the New Year’s Eve robbery in Seaford.
Explosive new details have emerged in the friendly fire shooting of a federal agent on Long Island after the Nassau County district attorney’s office accidentally placed an internal memo on the Internet.
Pharmacists across Long Island are racing to protect themselves. This action has been deemed necessary amid desperate and deadly robberies tied to painkiller abuse.
The Pharmacy Safety Initiative is a three-pronged attack to keep pharmacy workers safe in the wake of several deadly robberies.
Capano was a federal agent killed in a “friendly fire” shooting while trying to stop a pharmacy robbery on Long Island New Year’s Eve.
As friends, family and colleagues of the hero ATF agent killed in the Seaford drug store robbery are preparing to bury him Friday, anguish over the friendly fire incident is growing.
There is little training to teach law enforcement officers on how to handle encounters with off-duty and plainclothes officers, often leading to tragic results.
A grand jury probe into “doctor shopping” on Long Island is underway in the aftermath of the Medford pharmacy massacre and the New Year’s Eve killing of an off-duty ATF agent in Seaford.
Veteran ATF agent John Capano was killed Saturday after confronting a suspect holding up a pharmacy. It is unclear if Capano was fatally struck in friendly fire by an off-duty NYPD officer and a retired Nassau County police lieutenant who also responded.