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02/03/19 6:00am
02/03/2019 6:00 AM

Registration is now open for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Test, which is offered every four years.

During a work session Tuesday, Supervisor Scott Russell said the town is planning on advertising the exam, which is slated for June 15. READ

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02/22/18 2:38pm
02/22/2018 2:38 PM

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Thursday he has chosen Geraldine Hart, a senior supervisory resident agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Long Island office, as the next county police commissioner.

Ms. Hart, who has been with the FBI for 21 years, will be the first woman at the helm of the Suffolk County Police Department.  READ

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03/09/16 6:00am

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Late in the evening of March 10, 1981, Michelle Becker and her husband, William, a police officer with the Department of Environmental Conservation, left a dinner party on Ole Jule Lane in Mattituck, having spent several hours enjoying a few drinks and their friend’s hot tub. The Beckers, who had been married about 17 years, were just two miles from the Westview Drive home they shared with their three children.

They never returned to that home.  READ

03/09/16 5:59am

On March 10, 1981, the Southold Town Board gathered for its regular meeting at Town Hall. On the agenda that Tuesday evening was discussion of a matter that would have an impact on the investigation into the deaths of William and Michelle Becker, Mattituck residents who would last be seen alive later that night.

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03/09/16 5:58am

Police diagram Becker drowning

The following was compiled using reports obtained from the Suffolk County Police Department’s initial investigation into the deaths of William and Michelle Becker. It was supplemented with information from previous articles published by The Suffolk Times.
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09/20/15 10:36am
09/20/2015 10:36 AM
A Suffolk Police vehicle inspects the intersection at Depot Lane and Route 48 in July. (Credit: Grant Parpan, file)

A Suffolk Police vehicle inspects the intersection at Depot Lane and Route 48 in July. (Credit: Grant Parpan, file)

A bus was ticketed Saturday for making an illegal turn at the same Route 48 intersection where four young women were killed in a tragic crash two months ago, Southold Town Police said.

The ticket was among the 43 handed out Saturday at a special U.S. Department of Transportation checkpoint.  READ