Police Officers are not Born; they are Made

Police Officers are not Born; they are Made

The Suffolk County Police Academy – People who choose a career to protect and serve are often called to be real-life superheroes. These men and women not only keep the peace, but go above and beyond to ensure that our families remain safe while enjoying… Read More ›

Protect Your Family This Summer

Protect Your Family This Summer

SUMMER SAFETY TIPS from the Suffolk County PBA Our Officers want you, your family and friends to have a safe and wonderful spring and summer season. We have all waited long enough for winter to come to an end! Summertime on Long Island is fabulous… Read More ›

Double Duty – Officer Mark Collins

Double Duty – Officer Mark Collins

Officer Mark Collins, 11-year Patrol Officer and active Volunteer Firefighter with the Bellmore Fire Department is this issue’s Double Duty Officer as he exemplifies the dedication to Long Island communities and courage of the Suffolk County PBA members. On March 11, Officer Collins and two fellow… Read More ›

Marine Bureau On Patrol

Marine Bureau On Patrol

It is a beautiful spring day, and we have just arrived at the Suffolk County Police Department’s Marine Bureau (SCMB). The headquarters is located on the outskirts of a public golf course in Great River, a small South Shore town on the Great South Bay.… Read More ›

The Homicide Squad – Detective Ron Tavares

The Homicide Squad – Detective Ron Tavares

After watching many seasons and variations of CSI and NCIS, we knew that a detective’s job would be challenging and interesting, but we discovered that the day-to-day job of a homicide detective is by far more compelling and demanding than any TV show. These real-life,… Read More ›

Peace Officers for Public Safety and Rehabilitation

Peace Officers for Public Safety and Rehabilitation

On any given day, the members of Long Island’s Law Enforcement community are confronted with situations wherein their actions are the difference between life and death; on March 25–after only three weeks in the field–two Probation Officer Trainees (POT), Aaron Ferretti and Britney Grasman, experienced that… Read More ›

Dear Chief, All in a Days Work

Dear Chief, All in a Days Work

An elderly woman’s house alarm went off very late one evening. Officer Nasta responded to the call while, in the meantime, the woman sought refuge and safety at her neighbor’s home. After checking the house for clearance, no intruders and no evidence of attempts to… Read More ›

Empowering People & Communities

Empowering People & Communities

Officers of the PBA, Derek Mangi and Ron Ross, volunteer their time to work with communities across Suffolk County.  Pictured below  are members of the Patchogue YMCA who had the opportunity to attend one of many free self-defense classes. These classes provide important safety tips and techniques that… Read More ›

The Canine Unit On Patrol

The Canine Unit On Patrol

The Canine Unit is one of five special patrol units within the Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD).  It was founded in 1964 in response to an upswing of local business robberies in Babylon. Proving to be an effective crime-stopping tool, word spread amongst criminals in… Read More ›

Patrol Sponsors

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 ›

NCA Insurance

NCA Insurance

December 3, 2015 0 comments

If you are looking for the best insurance coverage for the lowest cost, we can assist you. Personal lines: AUTO – HOME- MOTORCYCLE – BOATS/YACHTS – UMBRELLA – FLOOD – RV’s – CONDOS – RENTALS and more Commercial lines: BUSINESS OWNER – WORKERS COMP – COMMERCIAL… 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 ›