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Vaping

Vaping

Vaping soared nearly 80 percent among high school kids and 50 percent among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to call e-cigarette use among teens an “epidemic” and proposing new measures to crack down on the 5 vape-makers that… Read More ›

SCPD Vape Sting Operation

SCPD Vape Sting Operation

This October, the Suffolk County Police Department initiated a Vape Shop Investigation where undercover police conducted a sting operation to ensure regional tobacco shops are working within the law to check ID for vape sales and only sell tobacco products to those who are 21… Read More ›

Turkeys, Trimmings, Christmas, Present and More!

Turkeys, Trimmings, Christmas, Present and More!

Throughout the year, SCPD and Suffolk County PBA members participate in a variety of events to benefit the community. “We try to do more than just keep people safe; we strive to help enrich the lives of everyone in the county.” – Officer David Samartino The Suffolk… Read More ›

Horses Healing Veterans Pal-O-Mine Equestrian Center works with Veterans

Horses Healing Veterans Pal-O-Mine Equestrian Center works with Veterans

Right in the center of Long Island, where corporate buildings and shopping malls are the most common sights, is one of the most serene environments you can imagine – and it’s also a place of healing. Pal-O-Mine Equestrian in Islandia sits on a beautiful, spacious… Read More ›

A Home for the Holidays!

A Home for the Holidays!

Earlier this year we introduced you to one of the Police Academy’s newest graduates, Matias Ferreira. Prior to joining the police department, Officer Ferreira was a Marine who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011. While on active duty, he stepped on an explosive device; he… Read More ›

Resolution Revolution

Resolution Revolution

It’s as American as apple pie. The ball drops and the pads of paper appear. Ready for lists of improvements to be made in the year to come. The build up to the new you: thinner, healthier, more productive, and successful. Overall just better. And… Read More ›

Above & Beyond

Above & Beyond

A woman named Maureen Stark, a Suffolk County park police officer who was a first responder during 9/11, had just finished paying off her Lindenhurst home when Superstorm Sandy struck. This single mother of 2 had lived in the home for 28 years and had… Read More ›

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 ›