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.
It was in Patchogue, Long Island where, sadly, in 2008, Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero was murdered.
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.
There was a major difference of opinion on Staten Island on Thursday over the recent string of attacks against Latinos.