Shot, stabbed, battered but never broken. These men represent the courage and resilience of Suffolk County Police Officers.
Officer Mark Collins, Detective Nick Guerrero, and Detective Christopher Racioppo each suffered life-threatening injuries in separate incidents while protecting Suffolk County residents.
An agreement has been reached between the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association and the County of Suffolk regarding body cameras and other police reforms.
"This plan moves the department forward in a positive way that is fair and equitable to the community and to the police," Noel DiGerolamo, President of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, said today in a press conference.
“Suffolk County Police Officer Vincent Pelliccio was a well-respected and active member of our organization, and his tragic passing is heartbreaking to our organization and the entire law enforcement community.
On behalf of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, we send our prayers over to Officer Tim Thrane and his family and wish him a speedy recovery.
On November 2nd, Officer Thrane responded to a motor vehicle collision on the William Floyd Parkway when, without a warning, a speeding vehicle struck Officer Thrane, pinning him underneath his patrol vehicle.