Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool SafetyThe recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.
Gun Violence Up In Suffolk, Down In Nassau County On The YearNo reason given for the disparity between neighboring Long Island counties. Police, however, blame Suffolk's jump in gun violence on the growth of gang and drug activity.
Suffolk County Marks Lowest Homicide Rate In A DecadeIn 2010, Suffolk police reported 50 homicides. That number dropped to 23 killings last year.