Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said last year, eight people were arrested for BWI as they operated in the waters off of the town
Jersey City police have stepped up patrols following two police-involved shootings this week.
Some schools in Westchester County will have armed officers when students return to class next week.
Arnold Conoline Jr., the commission’s acting executive director, says the increased security will remain in effect through at least New Year’s Day. The agency also is considering some long-term measures that might help prevent suicides.
On Tuesday night police were launching a crackdown on wrong-way drivers following a series of incidents across Long Island.