Dozens of protests in Connecticut and New York, and across the country, have been held after a grand jury decision not to indict three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.
Republican lawmakers in Suffolk County say cuts to the police department might not be necessary. Legislators want a full accounting from County Executive Steve Bellone on how federal funding has been spent.
The Suffolk County Legislature has voted unanimously to explore equipping police with body cameras. Apart from a small trial program, neither Suffolk or Nassau County police officers wear body cameras.