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A new report on Connecticut police traffic stops singles out six local departments and a state police troop for pulling over minorities at higher rates than whites.

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On Long Island, the Suffolk County Police Department is trying a new approach to fighting the opioid epidemic.

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Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and one of his top aides were indicted in federal court on Wednesday for allegedly trying to cover up former Police Chief James Burke’s beating of a suspect in 2012.

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Last week, the New Haven Police Department outfitted every patrol cruiser with fentanyl kits: gloves, a sleeve, a respirator mask, a biohazard container and a baggie for safer handling of the drug.

Suffolk County To Upgrade Police Arsenal

Sep 27, 2017
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Suffolk County law enforcement will receive nearly $500,000 in state grants for ballistic body armor, helmets and patrol rifles.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services will give 15 Suffolk County law enforcement agencies money to buy equipment that could help in active shooter incidents or terrorist attacks.

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