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East Haven Police Commission To Urge Mayor To Fire Ex-Chief

On Monday, East Haven police chief Leonard Gallo resigned less than a week after four of his police officers were arrested on federal charges of violating the civil rights of Latinos. But that isn’t the end of it for Gallo.

01/31/2012

Bilingual branch of Bethpage Federal Credit Union - Patchogue, NY - Dec 1, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Opens Bilingual Branch In Patchogue

It was in Patchogue, Long Island where, sadly, in 2008, Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was murdered.

12/01/2011

Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Dept. Of Justice Turns Up Heat On Suffolk PD Over Hate Crimes Against Latinos

After a two-year investigation, the Justice Department is urging the Suffolk County Police Department to change procedures for hate crime investigations involving Latinos. The feds cite the case of Marcelo Lucero.

09/14/2011

Staten Island bias attacks

S.I. Prez: They Were Robberies, Not Bias Attacks

There was a major difference of opinion on Staten Island on Thursday over the recent string of attacks against Latinos.

CBS 2–07/29/2010