Police Presence

Outside Garden City synagogue (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Traditions Usher In Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year

Nassau County authorities are urging people to be extra vigilant over the next 10 days.

09/04/2013

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

Nassau County Police Department composite sketch in Bellmore child lurings (via Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police Step Up Patrols In Merrick, Bellmore After Reports Of Attempted Child Lurings

There have been at least four incidents in which middle school students were followed or approached by strangers in Merrick and Bellmore, officials said.

04/29/2013

Nassau County Kids Fest

Tightened Patrols In Nassau County After Would-Be Child Abductions

Police in Nassau County have increased patrols and heightened security in Merrick, after an alarming number of stranger danger incidents.

04/27/2013

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West Village Residents Demanding More Police Presence To Control Troublemakers

Residents in the West Village say their neighborhood is being overrun with drug dealers and other young people looking for trouble.

11/20/2011

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In New York, Ambivalence Over Muslim Surveillance

There is an ambivalence among many New Yorkers in the wake of an Associated Press investigation showing that after 9/11, police began spying on Muslim and Arab neighborhoods, often based only on ethnicity. The competing impulses of civic welcome and civic safety are evident throughout the boroughs.

11/12/2011

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police Conduct Emergency Drill In North Jersey

State troopers and emergency responders will be conducting drills throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties until Friday.

12/14/2010