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Suffolk Police Chief Offers Tips On Backyard Pool Safety

The 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.

07/23/2014

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Gun Violence Up In Suffolk, Down In Nassau County On The Year

No 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.

12/30/2013

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Suffolk County Marks Lowest Homicide Rate In A Decade

In 2010, Suffolk police reported 50 homicides. That number dropped to 23 killings last year.

02/18/2013