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Honoring 38 Years of Service

Honoring 38 Years of Service

Suffolk County PD Officer Joel Reines Officer Joel Reines spent his entire career in the Fifth Precinct. For 25 of those 38 years, he had the unique opportunity to serve as a foot patrol officer in the hamlet of Sayville. Generations of families felt privileged… Read More ›

Help For All Seasons

Help For All Seasons

Spring has arrived and summer won’t be too far behind. And yet, Suffolk County Emergency Service Section and Highway Patrol officers were on the road, just last month, assisting drivers who ventured out during the storms we had in March. The National Weather Service accurately… Read More ›

Protect Your Family From Lyme Disease This Spring

Protect Your Family From Lyme Disease This Spring

For many of us, the arrival of spring could not have come too soon. The trees and flowers are blossoming and the air is filled with chirping birds and the smell of neighborhood barbecues. However, as we look forward to taking hikes through the woods… Read More ›

Suffolk PD In The Community

Suffolk PD In The Community

Strong community relations is critical to successful policing. Open meetings are held monthly in every precinct (click here for our events calendar) and the officers participate in many events, fundraisers, sports and school programs throughout the year. Recently the Fourth Precinct officers stopped by Tutor Time in… Read More ›

This Spring, Join the American Red Cross to Sound the Alarm for Home Fire Safety

This Spring, Join the American Red Cross to Sound the Alarm for Home Fire Safety

With the unprecedented year of hurricanes, wildfires, and mudslides the country experienced in 2017, it may be hard to believe that the most common and deadliest disaster in America is home fire. In a typical year, home fires kill more people than all other natural… Read More ›

Town of Huntington Honors Suffolk County Police Officer

Town of Huntington Honors Suffolk County Police Officer

Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Officer James Garside, an advanced medical technician, was recently honored by the Huntington Town Board with a proclamation for his part in designing and implementing GPS mapped markers that make hiking at Cold Spring Harbor State Park safer. The trail… Read More ›

Officers, Off-Duty Firefighter Save Woman From House Fire

Officers, Off-Duty Firefighter Save Woman From House Fire

A Suffolk County Police sergeant, police officer, and an off-duty firefighter saved an elderly woman from a house fire in Holbrook on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018. Suffolk County Police Fifth Precinct officers responded to 20 Dover Court following the report of a house fire at… Read More ›

Officer Helps Deliver Baby

Officer Helps Deliver Baby

Suffolk County Police Highway Enforcement Section Sergeant Scheuerer responded to a 911 call at approximately 5:35 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, during which the caller, Edward Livote, stated his wife was in active labor and that they were en route to Winthrop Hospital in… Read More ›

The 5th Precinct

The 5th Precinct

The 5th Precinct is one of 7 precincts in Suffolk County and spans from Oakdale to Bellport. There are 160 police officers plus supervisors and detectives who serve under Commanding Officer, William Silva. Add to that, the civilian employees, clerical staff and prison detention staff… Read More ›