Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.
“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.
Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.
On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”
Nassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled ‘gun’ when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.
Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf was fatally shot by an MTA officer after a confrontation with a knife-wielding man inside a Long Island home on Saturday.
A Nassau County police officer was shot and killed in Massapequa Park Saturday night in what may have been a tragic case of friendly fire.
About 200 noisy but peaceful protesters — split about evenly “for” and “against” — chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King who plans hearings on radical Islam next month.
Health officials will return to Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Massapequa Park on Friday, offering vaccines to anyone who may have been exposed.
It’s not what you normally think about on your way to church. But on Tuesday parishioners were returning to pray for good health and to receive injections after being exposed to a potentially dangerous virus.
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A Long Island construction company is on the lookout for its 6,000 pound hammer.
Police said thieves have broken into eight vehicles in the Massapequa Park area since August.
Nassau County police are warning residents about brazen burglars breaking into cars and stealing valuables in the county’s South Shore communities.