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Police Misconduct -- The Worst Case in January

Over at Cato’s Police Misconduct web site, we have identified the worst case for the month of January.  It was the case from Suffolk County, New York, involving now former police officer, Scott Greene.  He was convicted of repeated instances...Show More Summary

Vegan Student Wins Right Not to Pay for Meaty Meals on Religious Grounds

Suffolk County Community College has just granted a religious accommodation to vegan student Danielle Parpounas—who was initially ignored when she asked that the school waive her participation in a... The post Vegan Student Wins Right Not to Pay for Meaty Meals on Religious Grounds appeared first on PETA.

?Prosecutor: Exec charged in crash tried to flee US

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney says Sean Ludwick was apprehended by federal authorities in Puerto Rico

stream Cousin Stizz's 'Suffolk County' mixtape, see him in NYC on Tuesday

by Andrew Sacher Boston rapper Cousin Stizz headlines the next 'NO CEILINGS' show (presented by Pigeons & Planes and Staple) in NYC on Wednesday (1/20) at Rough Trade with Saba, ZelooperZ and Big Leano. Tickets are on sale now. It's...

Probe of Long Island porn-loving ex-police chief expanding to DA’s office: sources

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

The investigation is widening into Suffolk County’s disgraced, porn-loving ex-police chief, James Burke — with a federal grand jury now probing whether the county’s top corruption prosecutor covered up for Burke, sources tell The Post. Federal prosecutors are trying to stand up obstruction of justice charges against the ethics big, Suffolk County DA Division Chief...

Ex-Police Chief James Burke appears in court sans mustache

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Disgraced Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke maintained a stiff — and naked – upper lip in Long Island Federal Court on Wednesday.

Trial set for ex-police chief accused of beating junkie who stole his sex toys

last monthNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A trial date was set Wednesday in the case of the former Suffolk County police chief ?accused of covering up his beat?ing of a junkie ?who was in custody for stealing sex toys and porn ?the cop boss? had in his SUV. James Burke was busted on ­civil-rights and obstruction charges Dec. 9 for pummeling...

Bad Cop, Worse Cop: James Burke and the Overwhelming Stench of Corruption in Suffolk County

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Could this be the dirtiest cop in America? When the chief of the police department in New York’s Suffolk County heard in 2012 that the addict who had broken into his SUV and stolen a canvas bag stuffed with his pornography and sex toys...Show More Summary

Weed 1. DWI Drugs 0: Court Dismisses Case Where Defendant Admits to Smoking 'Weed' Before Driving

A recent case in Suffolk County may have made it more difficult to prosecute driving while intoxicated by drugs, a violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law Section 1192(4), also called DWI Drugs. In New York like other states, just as it...Show More Summary

Aaron Hernandez Double-Homicide Trial: Latest Details, Date and More

A Suffolk County judge granted a motion Thursday to delay the double-murder trial for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. According to an report, Hernandez was scheduled to begin trial Jan. 19. That date will now be used as a status hearing, where new dates for the trial will likely be set. Show More Summary

Vegan Student’s Crusade for Religious Meal Waiver Gains Backing From PETA

Suffolk County Community College recently made its $100 campus dining plan mandatory—and although the school allows students to opt out for medical or religious reasons, administrators have ignored vegan... The post Vegan Student’s Crusade for Religious Meal Waiver Gains Backing From PETA appeared first on PETA.

Ex-Suffolk County Police Chief, Accused Of Beating Handcuffed Suspect, Denied Bail

The former chief of the Suffolk County Police Department will remain behind bars, as a judge has refused to grant him bail. U.S. District Judge Leonard Wexler said of James Burke, "The corruption of an entire department by this defendant is shocking." [ more › ]

Judge denies bail for disgraced Suffolk County police chief

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Disgraced Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke will remain federal inmate No. 87450-053 for the foreseeable future.

New York police seek FBI help in serial murder investigation

Ten sets of human remains have been found spread over an isolated stretch of Gilgo Beach, about 40 miles east of New York City, since Suffolk County police began their investigation in December 2010. Suffolk County authorities said on Thursday they were dedicated to solving the case and had asked the FBI to play a more prominent role in the investigation.

Former Police Chief Charged For Beating Suspect Who Stole His Sex Toys And Video Porn

Former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke was arrested Wednesday on charges of taking revenge against a suspect who stole pornography, sex toys and other personal items from his SUV. The former police chief allegedly beat the suspect and threatened to kill him, then coerced his fellow officers to lie about the incident. Show More Summary

Suffolk County Ex-Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty to Beating a Guy and Then Trying to Cover It Up

James Burke, the former police chief in Suffolk County, on Long Island, faced a judge Wednesday after being arrested in the morning for apparently attacking a suspect accused of stealing his stuff in 2012 — and then trying to cover it up. Burke, who resigned in October as the investigation... More »

Former Long Island police chief indicted on federal charges after alleged beating

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Former Suffolk County, New York, police chief James Burke is facing federal civil rights and conspiracy charges after a 2012 incident in which he allegedly brutalized a prisoner suspected of stealing from his squad car and instructed officers to lie about it. Show More Summary

Former Suffolk County Police Chief Arrested For Beating Handcuffed Suspect

The former head of the Suffolk County Police Department was indicted today for violating the rights of a handcuffed robbery suspect. The suspect had broken into and removed items from ex-Police Chief James Burke's Suffolk County car, and Burke is accused of attacking him in an interrogation. Show More Summary

Former New York County Police Chief Indicted on Civil Rights Violations

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Assistant Director-in-Charge said that US Federal Court indicted former Suffolk County police chief James Burke on charges of conspiracy and violating civil rights.

Former Suffolk police chief arrested for alleged assault

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The former Suffolk County Police Chief of Department was arrested for allegedly assaulting a petty thief, then orchestrating a coverup.

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