Suffolk County Police http://wshu.org en Bill to professionalize Suffolk PD called 'flawed' http://wshu.org/post/bill-professionalize-suffolk-pd-called-flawed <p></p><p>A bill coming before the Suffolk County legislature would require county police, among other things, to get a college degree if they want a promotion above the rank of captain. But the bill will likely hit stiff resistance from police unions. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 20:40:02 +0000 Charles Lane 17019 at http://wshu.org Bill to professionalize Suffolk PD called 'flawed' OD antidote given to all NY cops http://wshu.org/post/od-antidote-given-all-ny-cops <p></p><p>Police all across New York state will be supplied with the drug widely seen as an antidote to heroin and painkiller overdoses. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman created the program and funded it with $5 million in money seized from criminal investigations. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:42:27 +0000 Charles Lane 15242 at http://wshu.org OD antidote given to all NY cops Imprisoned 17 years, Tankleff wins $3M settlement http://wshu.org/post/imprisoned-17-years-tankleff-wins-3m-settlement <p></p><p>A man who spent 17 years wrongfully imprisoned for murdering his own parents has won a $3.3 million dollar settlement against the State of New York. &nbsp;This is the first of two lawsuits filed by Martin Tankleff.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:00:42 +0000 Charles Lane 10999 at http://wshu.org Imprisoned 17 years, Tankleff wins $3M settlement Suffolk Police call 2013 safest year ever http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-police-call-2013-safest-year-ever <p></p><p>Suffolk County Police say that 2013 was the safest year ever since the department was formed in 1960. &nbsp;Between 2012 and 2013 there was a 10% drop in overall crime. &nbsp;However,&nbsp;firearm activity spiked.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 22:48:27 +0000 Charles Lane 10600 at http://wshu.org Suffolk Police call 2013 safest year ever DiNapoli will audit hate crimes http://wshu.org/post/dinapoli-will-audit-hate-crimes <p></p><p>New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he will audit the state's reporting of hate crime laws. &nbsp;The audit comes at the request of a New York City elected official but could affect Suffolk County.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:23:52 +0000 Charles Lane 9484 at http://wshu.org DiNapoli will audit hate crimes