Charles Lane

Nassau County Police
Elvert Barnes / Flickr

Advocates want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject Nassau County’s submission for state-mandated police reform after the Attorney General’s office criticized the plan. Cuomo’s office has so far withheld comment.

Courtesy of Pexels

Suffolk County residents are mostly satisfied with police, according to a new community survey. Yet, there is significant difference between how white and Black residents feel about Suffolk County Police Department.

New York Attorney General Letitia James
Richard Drew / AP

New York Attorney General Letitia James says her office cannot make up for a lack of “micro” oversight over the Nassau County Police Department.

Charles Lane/WSHU Public Radio

More than a third of all criminal defendants on Long Island are Black men but the people prosecuting their cases are overwhelmingly white. 

Jeff Chiu / AP

Democrats in Nassau County are proposing a new law that would extend protections under the county’s human rights law that would penalize anyone who perpetuates the notion that Asians are responsible for COVID-19.