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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.


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.


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.


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