Double Duty – Officer Arnold Reyes

Double Duty – Officer Arnold Reyes

We are delighted to feature Police Officer Arnold Reyes as our “Double Duty” officer. As you will read, “double duty” doesn’t quite cover Officer Reyes commitment to protecting and serving his community and country – perhaps we need to rename this article triple or quadruple… Read More ›

The Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse Bureau

The Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse Bureau

Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of age, gender, cultural or economic background. It is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior that becomes a systematic pattern of power and control. More often than not, a person is made… Read More ›

Valentine’s Day Family Fun Crafts!

Valentine’s Day Family Fun Crafts!

If you are looking for a way to make this Valentine’s Day special with your kids or grandkids, try making a fun Valentine’s Day craft with them. Crafting is a fun, inexpensive, and easy family activity. Here are a few ideas to get you started.… Read More ›

DIY Snowman

DIY Snowman

No winter edition of a magazine would be complete without a DIY snowman column. So the writers of On Patrol have scoured available research to find the ideal snowman making instructions and have combined from several sources what we think are the best tips on… Read More ›

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

It is no secret that life does not slow down for bad weather. Unless we are buried in a blizzard, most of us will have to drive in some kind of bad weather this winter. With the potential of freezing temperatures, low visibility, icy roads,… Read More ›

2015 Holiday Highlights

2015 Holiday Highlights

Suffolk County Police Department Officers Light the Menorah The Dix Hills Jewish Chai Center’s 4th Night Out honored officers from the Second Precinct Community Support Unit (CSU) and Community Oriented Police Enforcement (COPE) for their community service and outreach throughout the year. The officers attended the event… Read More ›

A Very Special Delivery!

A Very Special Delivery!

In the early hours of December 2nd, Patrol Officer Joseph Ferro got quite a surprise when he stopped to check on a car pulled over on Deer Park Avenue – a woman, accompanied by her husband, was in active labor! Officer Ferro radioed in for… Read More ›

Highway Patrol Bureau

Highway Patrol Bureau

We had the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of the members of the elite Highway Patrol Bureau, Officer John Hnat. The Highway Patrol Bureau (HPB) is one of the most visible and important bureau’s in the Suffolk County Police Department. With a… Read More ›

Aviation Unit

Aviation Unit

2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Suffolk County Police Department’s Aviation Unit.  Its humble beginning starts in 1965 with a single donated helicopter, but from there, the SCPD Aviation Unit has grown into an elite unit that enhances every aspect of Suffolk County policing… Read More ›

Patrol Sponsors

The Canine Unit – An Unbreakable Bond with Man’s Best Friend

The Canine Unit – An Unbreakable Bond with Man’s Best Friend

October 25, 2017 0 comments

This past June, the Suffolk County Police Department introduced seven new members to the force – but these dedicated “officers” come with four legs each. They are the latest dogs to join the Suffolk County Police Department’s Canine Unit. The seven dogs, all European-bred German… Read More ›

R&K Wireless

R&K Wireless

December 3, 2015 0 comments

  R&K is a family-operated business.  The principals have full, hands-on involvement in the operation of their stores and are assisted by their sons, Raj, Karan and Dave. R&K Wireless not only provides exceptional customer service but also the best deals in town. R&K Wireless… Read More ›

Partner Sponsors

Gallett Air

Gallett Air

December 4, 2015 0 comments

GallettAir Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. was established in 1983.  With locations in West Babylon and Hampton Bays NY. GallettAir Inc. provides professional service and installations of central air- conditioning and heating systems for commercial and residentail establishments. We specialize in comprehensive parts and labor… Read More ›

Monster Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA

Monster Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA

March 27, 2015 0 comments

We are a top notch martial arts and fitness facility located in the Smithtown NY area.  Whether your goals are to get involved in the martial arts as a beginner, a seasoned professional, or just to get in great shape through our group fitness or… Read More ›

YMCA

YMCA

March 27, 2015 0 comments

Our Cause Defines Us We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age,… Read More ›