Suffolk County

Thomas Spota
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A federal judge has denied bail to disgraced Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and former aid Christopher McPartland. Both men had hoped to remain free while they appealed their conviction.

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini
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Days after indicting a man for a string of brutal hate crimes, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini announced the creation of an office dedicated to prosecuting crimes against immigrants.

Suffolk County police
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Police and those advocating for police reform testified for more than four hours at a public hearing Tuesday in the Suffolk County Legislature on a bill that would prohibit discrimination and harassment of police officers. 

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A 50-year-old Brookhaven resident is the second person in Suffolk County to test positive this year for the West Nile virus.

Detective Sergeant Jeffrey Walker, President of the Guardians, Suffolk’s fraternal organization for Black police officers
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Despite assurances from officials in Suffolk County that “historic” strides are being made to diversify the Long Island county’s predominantly white police department, police employment records show very little has actually changed in regards to recruitment and promotions.

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