Post Tagged with: "Suffolk County Police Department"

Irma Solís, director of the Suffolk County chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU). (Photo via Noticia Long Island)

Police Sued and Parents Alarmed as War on MS-13 Rages

Immigration, Long Island, Youth May 25, 2018 at 4:48 pm

Noticia speaks to Irma Solís, the director of the NYCLU Suffolk County chapter which sued the county police to compel the department to respond to an information request concerning its role in the arrest of students accused of gang activity.

(Photo by Ciorra Photography, Creative Commons license)

Latinos Sue Long Island Police Department for Profiling, Theft

Crime, Long Island, Police May 1, 2015 at 7:12 pm

Twenty-one Latino immigrants filed a class-action lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department claiming racial profiling and theft, El Diario reports.

Phones connected to translation services in six languages have been installed in all public offices, police vehicles and in some police stations throughout Suffolk County. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

LI Cops Mend Fences with Immigrant Community

Immigration, In the News, Latino, Long Island August 18, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Suffolk County police are trying to mend fences with immigrant communities, offering translation and other services to crime victims, El Diario reports.