Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a series of operations across the country, prompting discussions about how local police departments should handle immigration.
Police chiefs on the North Fork have shown that they’re on the same page when it comes to policies involving undocumented immigrants, which remain unchanged and ultimately leave matters of immigration up to federal officials and ICE.
Residents of Greenport piled into St. Agnes School Monday evening for a meeting with police and other government leaders organized by the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force. READ
Around 3:10 a.m. on a freezing Friday morning in March, Southold police received a call from a young woman saying her friend was stuck in the water somewhere in Greenport.
Officer John Crosser grabbed waders on the way to the scene March 4 and entered the chilly water after locating a 21-year-old man struggling in the water.
On August 12, 2012, a Southold Town resident sent an email to a town official. Attached was a photograph of a limousine attempting to make a U-turn to head west on Route 48.
Unable to complete the maneuver, the driver backed up into the eastbound lane, blocking traffic in a 55 mph zone. READ
When Charles Reichert read a Suffolk Times story about the Southold Town Police Department’s ongoing radio issues, he went to Police Chief Martin Flatley to find out how he could help.
With at least one serial Peeping Tom stalking around Greenport’s streets — reportedly staring into bedroom windows and opening window screens — nearly two dozen local residents met with the local police chief Tuesday night to express their concerns.
More than 50 years after it was first built, the Southold Town Police Department’s headquarters on Main Road in Peconic is now too small and too antiquated to suit the department’s needs, according to the town’s police chief. READ
A Jamesport man accused of stealing $20 worth of lemon-flavored vodka during a Mattituck bar burglary nine years ago was arrested Sunday after police linked his DNA to the crime, according to law enforcement officials.
The quickest solution to alleviate North Ferry traffic might simply be to do a better job with educating drivers, according to Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley.
The Southold Town Board approved a $15,000 upgrade for the police department’s phone system at its meeting Tuesday night, which the town’s technology manager said would ultimately save the town money. (more…)