Dear Alumni Members,
Here are the major August 2023 statistics for the 1st Precinct which held its meeting on September 7, 2023:
330 arrests of which a handful involved guns, 2,538 arrests this year;
1 commercial burglary;
5 residential burglaries;
16 stolen cars, with 6 in Lindenhurst;
3 shootings; and
243 car crashes, 46 with injuries.
Inspector Brendan Forte, the 1st Precinct Commanding Officer, again asked the community to email tips to the precinct at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org . The sender may remain anonymous. The tips should include specifics.
On August 12, 2023 there was a gang related stabbing at a 7-11 store on Oak Street in Copiague.
There were two notable 1st Precinct police actions during the month. On August 17, 2023 officers helped deliver a baby, using a shoelace to tie the umbilical cord. On August 23, 2023 officers interrupted a catalytic converter theft in progress. When the individuals were arrested, seven more converters were in the vehicle’s trunk.
The Amity Harbor Civic Association hosted the meeting. Residents were told to discuss any concerns with the dozen officers at the event.
The next meeting will be on October 5, 2023. The location and time will be announced later. All residents are welcome.
1st Precinct Coordinator