Following a trend within Suffolk County, Riverhead’s town police are generally paid about 30 percent more than the state average for town police, according to data released this week by Albany think tank The Empire Center.
A coastal flood advisory has been issued through 6 a.m. tomorrow by the National Weather Service, with a coastal flood watch in effect until tomorrow afternoon, according to a Riverhead Police Department news release.
The Riverhead Police Department collected more than 100 pounds of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications during a “drug take-back” day Saturday.
A guy walks into a bar and steals some beer.
Change ‘bar’ to ‘brewery’ and you have a scenario that occurred in Riverhead recently, according to police. (more…)
The Riverhead Police Department collected 102 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs at the first annual Drug Take-Back Drive-Through Event on Saturday at police department headquarters.
Coordinated by the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth, the event builds on the department’s recent addition of a permanent drug drop box last August. This drop box is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (more…)
Members of the Suffolk County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the Riverhead Police Department a check for $350 to purchase a bulletproof vest. (more…)
The Riverhead Police Benevolent Association held its installation dinner at the Suffolk Theatre in Riverhead Saturday night. (more…)