The Riverhead Town Police Department is purchasing a new dog to replace Vaki, who died in August at 8 years old.
Supervisor Sean Walter said the Riverhead Police Benevolent Association has worked with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office to reimburse the town for the cost.
Hundreds of mourners gathered at Wading River Fire Department headquarters Monday to remember former Riverhead Town councilman and police officer Tim Buckley, who disappeared in September and was found dead last week in South Carolina. READ
As an African-American high schooler living in Brooklyn, Sierra Mitchell said the national conversation about policing in America is a topic of conversation among her friends, some of whom don’t trust the police. READ
For the fourth year running, Riverhead Town police officer Timothy Murphy has been named the department’s top DWI-catching cop.
After years of feeling like they’ve been ignored, homeowners in the Riverside and Flanders area are “thrilled” to see more cops on patrol.
Police arrested two teens last Thursday night in connection with a melee last month outside a Route 58 restaurant, according to Riverhead Town police.
Clerks at three local stores were recently busted in a police sting operation that found the employees sold alcohol to minors, Riverhead Town police said.
From time to time, Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez glances over at the badge on the shoulder of his police uniform. It’s the seal of the Riverhead Town Police Department, the force of the only home Mr. Perez has ever known.
Since he was a child, Mr. Perez dreamed of joining that department. Now 31 years old, he said it’s hard to believe he’s making history as a Riverhead cop. READ