William Flanagan

William Flanagan (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Fmr. Nassau County Police Official Gets Jail Time For Misconduct Conviction

William Flanagan has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and three months of community service. His attorney said he will appeal the conviction.


William Flanagan (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Former Nassau Police Official Guilty Of 3 Misdemeanor Charges, Not Guilty Of Felony

William Flanagan showed no emotion as the jury Thursday night found him guilty of two misdemeanor official conduct charges against him. He was also charged with one count of conspiracy.


William Flanagan

EXCLUSIVE: Former High-Ranking Nassau Cop Accused In Charge-Blocking Conspiracy Speaks

It was broadcast across the country — high-ranking Nassau County police officers accused in a cover-up, a conspiracy to block theft charges against a wealthy benefactor’s son.


William Flanagan leaves the Nassau County district attorney's office (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

3 Former Nassau County Police Officials Charged With Official Misconduct, Conspiracy

It is alleged the police commanders showed favoritism for a burglary suspect whose father was an active fundraiser for the police department.


Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

Sources: 3 Nassau County Police Officials To Be Indicted On Criminal Charges

Sources said William Flanagan, who is the second deputy commissioner of police, John Hunter, the deputy chief of patrol and Alan Sharpe, a recently retired deputy commander will faces charges related to a 2009 burglary incident.