Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is expanding a program in which the interrogations of felony suspects are recorded after their arrests.
Officials said the reorganization plan will begin May 1 with the Levittown station house being the first to become a community policing center with reduced staff and responsibilities.
Police precincts in Nassau County have been chopped due to an ongoing budget battle. The Legislature voted along party lines, 10-9, on Monday afternoon in favor of closing half of the county’s eight precincts.
The county will be implementing a new Community Policing Plan which Executive Ed Mangano said will save taxpayers up to $20 million a year.