Thanks to Beth Santagata
The meeting was presided over by Inspector Joe Condolff, commanding officer of the 6th Precinct.
In attendance representing SCCPAAA were Bob Marketta and Lou Giudice.
653 crimes were reported in the Precinct for October, 2022.
Last year during the same period there were 585 crimes reported.
October 2022 crimes included:
- 1 Homicide
- 9 Aggravated Assaults
- 14 Burglaries (4 Residential, 10 Commercial)
- 6 Robberies
- 19 Grand Larcenies Auto
5 reported trigger pulls and 2 victims shot out of 10 reported gun crimes during October 2022
9 reported trigger pulls and 3 victims shot out of 13 reported gun crimes in October 2021
There were 161 arrests on 216 charges in October including:
- 6 Assaults
- 1 Burglary
- 37 Drugs
- 4 Robberies
- 15 DWIs (24 charges)
There were 17 Drug overdoses in October, 4 of which were fatal.
There were 593 crashes in October including 3 fatal and 100 with injuries.
These included 27 leaving the scene and 2 DWI related.
There were 15 arrests for DWI including 24 charges.
Officers wrote 688 tickets.
The next community meeting will be held at the precinct on Dec 13th, 2022 at 10 AM
submitted by Lou Giudice
4th precinct Inspector Regina ran the meeting along with Deputy Inspector Lawler.
The topic of the meeting was Public Service.
The first guest speaker for the evening was the Chief of Smithtown Public Safety. He explained that his department consists of Park Rangers, Harbormaster, Fire Prevention, Ordinances and the Department of Emergency Management.
The Village of Islandia Code Enforcement/Public Safety also had a representative that gave an overview of her department.
Inspector Regina and Deputy Inspector Lawler gave the residents a synopsis of some incidents that have ocurred in the precinct. The catalytic converter thefts continue to be problem not only in the precinct but nationwide. There were 49 thefts last month. They were able to make an arrest related to the thefts in Kings Park. They urged residents not to confront the thieves but to dial 911.
Street racers continue to be an issue. Last month there was an incident where racers jumped on a Sargent’s car and caused extensive damage when the Police attempted to break up the gathering in the vicinity of the L.I.E. and Ocean Avenue.
The next 4th precinct community meeting will be held December 6th.
Thanks to Bob Murphy
Dear Alumni Members,
Here are the major October 2022 statistics for the 1st Precinct which held its meeting on November 3, 2022:
2,949 arrests this year;
2 residential and 2 commercial burglaries;
28 stolen cars, over 300 stolen this year;
2 gun firing incidents;
36 drug arrests, 566 this year;
247 car crashes, 46 with injuries;
Stolen cars continue to be a major problem.
Kevin McCaffrey, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, opened the meeting. He announced that arrests have been made in connection with the stealing of catalytic converters, and a new law will make it harder for scrap dealers to buy them. He also stated that an additional class of 225 recruits will start police training soon.
Inspector Brendan Forte, the Precinct Commanding Officer, said that the cyber intrusion has ended. He stated that during the problem police response time was not affected. On a positive note, the number of burglaries and robberies are down in the precinct.
Officers from various patrol areas were present to address individual concerns of the residents.
The next meeting at the West Babylon Public Library is December 1, 2022 at 7 PM. All residents are welcome.
Justin Cooper, 1st Precinct Coordinator