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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, middle, announces his nomination of FBI veteran Geraldine Hart, right, as the county's next police commissioner in 2018.
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Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart has resigned after three years on the job. She leaves for a higher paying job that will also likely be less political.

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New York’s Attorney General Letitia James has cleared Suffolk County Police of any wrongdoing in the death of a handcuffed man in Patchogue last July. Her investigation found officers acted appropriately.

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A report from a progressive reform group blames biased media coverage for a rollback in New York’s bail reform laws.

Law enforcement stops a driver.
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A federal judge has granted class-action status to Latinos accusing Suffolk County Police of racial discrimination. This opens the door to additional outside oversight of the department.

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A judge has ordered the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to pay Suffolk County $70 million in back taxes. This is a momentary win for taxpayers and a setback for LIPA ratepayers.